Space tech startup Open Cosmos to build Greece’s first flagship satellite constellation


Open Cosmos, the UK-based startup that uses satellites to fight climate change, has secured a contract of €60mn to build seven satellites for Greece. Dubbed Optical Constellation, this will be the country’s first flagship satellite project. The satellites in the Greek constellation will collect data in low Earth orbit, aiming to improve public services. Use cases range from providing fresh insights for the land registry to increasing agricultural efficiency and combating sea pollution. The spacecraft will carry a suite of instruments for daily data collection. These include high-resolution optical multispectral and hyperspectral cameras as well as Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Automatic…

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