Hydrosat, a climate tech company specializing in satellite imagery and data analytics for measuring water stress and climate impact, has announced its partnership with Muon Space, a climate satellite company revolutionizing Earth monitoring from space. As part of the collaboration, Muon Space has been awarded a contract by Hydrosat for the integration of Hydrosat’s multispectral and thermal infrared (IR) imaging instruments into its first Constellation-as-a-Service (CaaS) spacecraft.
This partnership is a significant step forward for Hydrosat’s plans to deploy a constellation of smallsats in low Earth orbit (LEO) that will provide crucial data for improving agricultural water use efficiency in response to the growing scarcity of freshwater caused by climate change.
Under the agreement, Muon Space will equip one of its CaaS satellites, set to launch in 2024, with Hydrosat’s second demonstration commercial imaging payloads. These payloads are designed to measure multispectral surface reflectance and land surface temperature. The integration of these capabilities will contribute to the collection of remote sensing data that targets key climate applications.
Both companies are excited about the partnership, as it represents a tailored approach to mission design, rapid development, and the ability to accommodate complex customer payloads. The collaboration between Hydrosat and Muon Space aims to deliver game-changing water productivity analytics to the agriculture market while addressing the impact of climate change.
This collaboration signifies a significant milestone in the fight against climate change, as both Hydrosat and Muon Space work towards the development of advanced satellite technology and data solutions. This joint effort will contribute to a better understanding of the challenges faced by our planet and enable more effective measures to address them.