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Sidus Space Launch LizzieSat Aboard Transporter-10 Mission

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LizzieSat. Credit: Sidus Space

Ibadan, 6 March 2024. – Sidus Space has announced the successful launch and deployment of its LizzieSat™ satellite as part of SpaceX’s Transporter-10 Rideshare mission. Liftoff occurred at 2:05 p.m. PDT from Space Launch Complex 4 East at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. The successful deployment of LizzieSat™ signifies a monumental achievement for Sidus Space, marking its entrance into the next era of its space technology and data services.

LizzieSat™ aims to revolutionize space-based data collection and analysis with its Space Platform with a Purpose™ and FeatherEdge AI integration. As a result, SIdus Space aims to leverage the mission to broaden its customer base across military and commercial sectors, offering custom intelligence solutions for industries such as defense, agriculture, maritime, and oil and gas.

Furthermore, as the mission progresses, the Data-as-a-service Company remains steadfast in its commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions and pushing the frontiers of space technology and data collection. The company also looks forward to upcoming missions, with LizzieSat-2 and LizzieSat-3 expected to launch on future SpaceX Rideshare missions.

Speaking about the launch, Carol Craig, CEO of Sidus Space, commented, “We are happy to announce the successful launch of our first LizzieSat™ satellite. This accomplishment is a testament to the dedication, expertise, and collaboration of our team.” The CEO also added, “LizzieSat™ epitomizes our commitment to pushing the boundaries of space technology and advancing our mission of Bringing Space Down to Earth.”

Prior to the launch, Sidus Space announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) had granted it a Tier 1 remote sensing license to include Panchromatic (PAN) and Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) imaging capabilities. This would enable LizzieSat to collect and distribute images and data to Government and commercial customers, supporting a wide range of applications.

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