World’s first agri-focused satellite launched this week!
The world’s first agri-focused satellite was launched into space earlier this week. It aims to help the ag and forest industries reduce carbon emissions by monitoring harvest, applications, and yield predictions.
#EOS_SAT-1 was launched into LEO onboard the @SpaceX Falcon-9 during the Transporter-6 mission.— Dragonfly Aerospace (@dragonfly_space) January 5, 2023
The #satellite successfully separated from the rocket and yesterday, at about 17:00 UTC, we made first contact! A huge congratulations to the team for the successful launch of the sat! pic.twitter.com/6RlSlpAf4T
David Du Toit with Dragonfly Aerospace spoke with RFD-TV’s own Janet Adkison about how the concept came about, the main objective of the satellite, and how it will monitor ag production.
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