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The boom in Synthetic Aperture Radar satellites

Capella Space Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite. Credit: Capella Space.

The falling cost of launch services and advances in satellite manufacturing has created an absolute boom in satellite manufacturers and operators. One of the fastest-growing segments is in Earth observation (EO) platforms that use Synthetic Aperture Radar.

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About Craig Bamford

Craig started writing for SpaceQ in 2017 as their space culture reporter, shifting to Canadian business and startup reporting in 2019. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists, and has a Master's Degree in International Security from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He lives in Toronto.