LeoLabs has unveiled LeoTrack, one of the first commercial satellite tracking service tailored to the needs of today’s smallsat operators.
LeoTrack, delivered as a web-based subscription, promises satellite operators a full range of monitoring capabilities, including precision tracking of satellites, orbital state vectors, predictive radar availability, scheduled passes, and real-time orbit visualization for constellations as well as individual satellites.
LeoTrack builds on LeoLabs’ multi-year history of providing satellite and space debris tracking services for leading constellation operators in LEO. Supporting missions ranging from advance earth observation to IoT connectivity, LeoLabs already serves such diverse commercial providers such as Maxar, BlackSky, Planet and Swarm Technologies. LeoTrack now extends that same value proposition to the entire smallsat community.
Commenting on the announcement, Dan Ceperley, CEO of LeoLabs said that a new generation of space operators need more data to support responsible operations and informed decision making in an increasingly congested LEO setting As the leading commercial provider of LEO monitoring and SSA services, it’s a natural fit for the company to serve these emerging new players. Operators need a reliable service that delivers high-quality orbital data and the ability to demonstrate visually how their operations are managed. This is precisely what LeoTrack delivers. The service is simply subscribed to and LeoLabs does the provisioning. The key is simplicity and quality the firm believes LeoTrack exemplifies the emerging model for satellite constellation management.
Sara Spangelo, CEO of Swarm Technologies added that at Swarm, the firm relies the LeoTrack service to get accurate position information for all of the company’s 1/4-U satellites. Having access to this data is key for the company at initial deployment and throughout the lifetime of the satellites. Swarm Technologies use it for operational purposes, to share with other space operators and for the general public on the firm’s website.
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