Lars Dyrud ’97, CEO of OmniEarth — a data analytics and imaging company — was featured by Forbes magazine for a collaboration with Ball Aerospace, a similar company.
OmniEarth partnered with Ball Aerospace to create a collection of 18 imaging satellites which are scheduled to be in space by 2018. The satellites, Dyrud said, are significantly different than earlier models.
“We’re focused on small, low-cost satellites. Something that wasn’t even conceivable 5 or 10 years ago,” he said.
To read the article, visit the Forbes site.