Kleos Space Establishes Partnership with Japan Space Imaging Corporation for Promotion in Japan

  • Japan Space Imaging Corporation (JSI) is a leading provider of satellite imagery and geospatial solutions to Japanese customers.
  • JSI will support Kleos’ promotional activities in Japan.
  • Kleos’ radio frequency geolocation data improves surveillance of foreign military forces operating in or near territorial waters and enhances the detection of illegal fishing, piracy and drug and people smuggling.

LUXEMBOURG, 29 July 2021 (Kleos Space PR) — Kleos Space S.A. (ASX: KSS, Frankfurt: KS1), a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data provider, has established a partnership with Japanese based Japan Space Imaging Corporation (JSI) to support Kleos’ geolocation data promotion in Japan.

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Kleos Co-founder Miles Ashcroft Appointed Chief Innovation Officer to Lead Research & Product Innovation

LUXEMBOURG (Kleos Space PR) — Kleos Space S.A (ASX:KSS, Frankfurt:KS1), a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, has appointed co-founder Miles Ashcroft to the role of Chief Innovation Officer to overseee the company’s research and innovation activity.

Mr Ashcroft’s appointment to the newly created role follows the launch of Kleos’ Scouting Mission satellites (KSM1) in November 2020, the launch of its Polar Vigilance Mission (KSF1) satellites in July 2021, and the development of the third cluster scheduled to launch later this year (KSF2).

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Kleos Engages ISISPACE to Build Third Satellite Cluster

Polar Vigilance Mission satellite. (Credit: Kleos Space)
  • Contract placed with Innovative Solutions in Space (ISISPACE) to build and support Kleos’ Polar Patrol Mission with an additional cluster of four satellites (KSF2), scheduled to launch at the end of 2021 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9.
  • ISISPACE to provide a turn-key solution from satellite design and build through to launch and early orbit phase support.
  • ISISPACE contract includes optional addendum for a further three clusters of four satellites.
  • Polar Vigilance Mission cluster (KSF1), expected to be delivered to the launch site week commencing 31st May.

LUXEMBOURG (Kleos Space PR) — Kleos Space S.A (ASX:KSS, Frankfurt:KS1), a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, has signed a contract with Innovative Solutions in Space B.V. (ISISPACE) to build and support its third satellite cluster of four satellites, the Polar Patrol Mission (KSF2), scheduled to launch at the end of 2021 onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9.

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Kleos’ Polar Vigilance Satellites Pass Integration Readiness Review

FRANKFURT, Germany (Kleos Space PR) — Kleos Space S.A. (ASX:KSS, Frankfurt:KS1), a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, confirms that the development of its second satellite cluster, the Polar Vigilance Mission (KSF1), is on track for a mid-2021 SpaceX launch after successfully completing Integration Readiness Review, and the satellites start the build process with satellite builder ISISPACE.

The four Polar Vigilance nanosatellites are in the assembly and testing phase in preparation for final acceptance. Kleos’ satellites will then be delivered to the launch site for integration into the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle.

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Kleos Targets Late 2021 SpaceX Launch for its Third Satellite Cluster

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  • New agreement with rideshare provider Spaceflight Inc. to launch the KSF2 Polar Patrol Mission – Kleos’ third satellite cluster.
  • Kleos’ second satellite cluster KSF1 Polar Vigilance on track to launch in mid-2021 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9.
  • Commissioning of the company’s successfully launched Scouting Mission satellites nears completion, software commissioning and revenues to follow.
  • Kleos’ satellites enhance the detection of illegal activity, including drug and people smuggling, illegal fishing and border & security challenges.

LUXEMBOURG (Kleos Space PR) — Kleos Space S.A (ASX:KSS, Frankfurt:KS1), a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, has signed a new contract with rideshare provider Spaceflight Inc. to launch its third satellite cluster (KSF2) in December 2021 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, further growing the constellation.

The four KSF2 Polar Patrol Mission satellites will launch into a 500-600km Sun Synchronous orbit, complementing Kleos’ first and second satellite clusters and increasing cover over key maritime areas of interest (e.g. double the coverage over both Poles).

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Spaceflight Inc. Signs Multiple Launch Agreements to Start 2021, Leveraging Its Success Managing Both “Bus and Taxi” Smallsat Launches

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Company reveals more dedicated launches, propulsive OTVs, and GTO/lunar missions to satisfy growing demand for flexible and comprehensive launch services

SEATTLE, March 3, 2021 (Spaceflight Inc.) — Spaceflight Inc., the global launch services provider, announced it has started the year by signing several significant launch agreements with a wide range of organizations, including growing constellations needing routine and reliable launch schedules, smaller payloads requiring affordable bus-like options to popular orbits, firms needing regulatory and logistical guidance, as well as those seeking a personalized taxi service from loading dock to final orbital destination.

Organizations that recently signed launch deals with Spaceflight include Lynk, Astro Digital, Kleos, BlackSky, Umbra, Orbit Fab and several undisclosed U.S. government payloads.

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Kleos Completes Key Satellite Development Milestone for Mid-year SpaceX Launch

Kleos Scouting mission. (Credit: Kleos Space)
  • Polar Vigilance Mission (KSF1) satellites have passed a hardware critical design review milestone with satellite builder ISISPACE
  • Satellites now enter Assembly Phase with ISISPACE for a mid-2021 launch onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 vehicle
  • Kleos’ Scouting Mission satellites (KSM1) in commission and test phases

Luxembourg – Kleos Space S.A. (ASX: KSS, Frankfurt: KS1,) a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, confirms its second satellite cluster, the Polar Vigilance Mission (KSF1), has successfully completed a hardware critical design review milestone for a launch mid-year onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9.

Satellite developer ISISPACE, conducts the design progress in the Netherlands. Passing this milestone ensures that Kleos’ Polar Vigilance Mission satellites can enter the assembly and verification phase. This exciting stage leads to final integration, testing and delivery of the satellites for launch.

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Kleos Space Raises $13.8 Million to Progress Next Satellite Clusters

Kleos Scouting Mission (Credit: Kleos Space)
  • Scouting Mission Satellites Launch and Early Orbit phase (LEOP) on track
  • Successful KSM1 launch supports A$19 million (11.7 mill. EUR) placement
  • Placement proceeds to deliver a further two satellite clusters
  • Strong institutional and sophisticated investor support

LUXEMBOURG, 11 November 2020 (Kleos Space PR) — Kleos Space S.A. (ASX: KSS, Frankfurt: KS1), a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data provider, is pleased to announce that it has received commitments to raise A$19 million (equivalent to 11.7 million EUR or 13.8 million USD) via a placement of approximately 26,388,889 new ordinary fully paid CDIs.1

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