The nonprofit MethaneSAT LLC announced today that it has signed a contract with SpaceX to deliver its new satellite into orbit aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. Now under construction after completing an intensive design process, the MethaneSAT instrument is on schedule for a launch window that opens October 1, 2022.
MethaneSAT has reached an important new milestone with completion of the Critical Design Review (CDR) phase for both the mission’s remote sensing instrument and the spacecraft platform “bus” that will provide power and maneuvering, and transmit the vast stream of data from the high resolution sensors to ground stations.
Ball Aerospace, Blue Canyon Technologies complete rigorous technology review FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jon Coifman, (212) 616-1325 or email@example.com (SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 20, 2020) The two principal technology providers for the MethaneSAT mission have...
Software Engineer Tom Melendez Joins MethaneSAT, Will Head Development of Mission’s Groundbreaking Data Platform
Seasoned Team Leader Hails from Google Cloud, Skybox Imaging Contacts: Jon Coifman, (212) 616-1325, firstname.lastname@example.org (SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 12, 2020) Software engineer Tom Melendez has joined MethaneSAT, where he will head the team developing a...
The government of New Zealand today announced that it will contribute $16 million to MethaneSAT, a unique non-profit satellite mission created to help speed reduction of potent greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to providing overall project support, New Zealand plans to host the ground-based mission control center and develop an expanded scientific research effort using data from the satellite.
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