OmniEarth partners with Harris to create global satellite constellation

OmniEarth LLC said it has announced a partnership with Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) , Draper Laboratory and Dynetics to create a constellation of satellites to deliver high resolution analytics-grade, multispectral imagery data and products, and hosted payloads to commercial and government customers.

Imagery data and products will be for subscribers in the agriculture, energy, natural resources, mobile services and government communities.

The planned OmniEarth constellation of up to 18 satellites will cover 100 percent of the Earth once per day. OmniEarth´s imagery and analytics will enhance users´ ability to detect, analyze, react to and predict economic and environmental change in near real time.

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately USD5bn of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best- in-class assured communications products, systems, and services.