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LeoLabs Selected for U.S. SDA TAP Lab Accelerator

LeoLabs Low Earth Orbit visualisation. Credit LeoLabs
Credit LeoLabs

Ibadan, 6 February 2024. – LeoLabs has announced its selection to participate in the U.S. Space Systems Command’s Space Domain Awareness (SDA) Tools Applications and Processing (TAP) Lab Apollo Accelerator. This program enables LeoLabs to demonstrate its AI-powered solutions for Combat ID and Space Battle Management.

During the three-month TAP Lab cycle, LeoLabs will test and refine its solutions for SDA by responding to a given scenario related to threat warning and assessment. This includes the company’s solutions for object characterization, maneuver detection, non-cooperative launch tracking, and patterns-of-life analysis, as well as its management dashboards.

Since 2016, LeoLabs has worked to transform space operations by increasing the visibility of the more than 20,000 objects in low Earth orbit (LEO). Using advanced technology, the company operates a 24/7 virtual global space operations center, processing millions of daily object measurements into critical insights for both commercial and Government operators to ensure space safety, security, and sustainability. LeoLabs has also built a global proliferated network of 10 radars providing coverage of space activities over the Southern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere, and the Equator.

Speaking on the Company’s participation in the TAP Lab, LeoLabs CEO Dan Ceperley said, “As the commercial leader in all-weather, 24/7 radar coverage of low Earth orbit, we are in a unique position to leverage the millions of data points we receive daily to build powerful AI tools that continuously monitor, characterize, and alert anomalous space activity. Our team is excited to showcase these tools during TAP Lab.”

Through its vertically integrated technology system, Vertex™, LeoLabs aims to deliver the superior information necessary to succeed in today’s space race. Furthermore, the Company intends to transform how satellite operators launch and track missions in LEO.

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