SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Café Podcast #71: Joel Spark – Co-founder and Chief Satellite Architect at Spire, unlocking the digital frontier and the quest to build a second earth
Episode 071 features a special guest: Joel Spark
Spire Global is a data and analytics company that uses nanosatellites to track global data sets, such as maritime, aviation, and weather patterns. It operates a fleet of over 110 CubeSats, the second-largest commercial constellation by the number of satellites, and the largest by the number of sensors. The satellites are designed and built in-house, and the company has launched over 140 of them since its inception. Spire has offices in several locations around the world, including San Francisco, Boulder, Washington D.C., Glasgow, Luxembourg, Singapore, and Cambridge, Ontario. It was founded in 2012 as NanoSatisfi Inc. and rebranded as Spire in 2014. The company has raised multiple rounds of funding, including a $25 million Series A round in 2014 and a $40 million Series B round in 2015.
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