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Artist's impression of Capella Space's satellite, Sequoia. Capella Space. Startup Capella Space revealed its most advanced satellite design yet, as the company prepares for its first operational satellite constellation launch in March. The company is trying to allow customers to request images and data from space in only 90 minutes, which is lightning-fast as many industry participants expect this information to flow down in days or weeks. This vision arose out of the launch of a test satellite — a 105-pound machine called Denali — in December 2018 as well as numerous conversations with potential customers, said Christian Lenz, Capella’s vice-president of engineering, in an interview. “T... Full story

24 January