Lessons learned from the Ukraine invasion: The future of automation in satellite imagery analysis
What we learned from the invasion There is no disputing that the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing war present an excellent example of the importance of continuous and accurate intelligence gathering. It is clear from a report published by SpaceKnow just days before the invasion that satellite imagery played a key role in […]
What’s happening in the Russian cement industry? SNN#6
Satellite analysis on the Russian cement industry. As Russia stops sharing public cement production data, SpaceKnow is able to close the data gap with its nowcasting activity indices.
Is Russia flaring gas near Nord Stream 1? SNN#4
Welcome back to the SpaceKnow Nowcasting Newsletter (SNN) where we deliver insights derived from satellite activity datasets. Let’s jump into what we’re seeing at Nord Stream 1. Portovoya Nord Stream 1 Compressor Station shows declining heat activity since Russian gas pipeline flows were limited in June 2022. The neighboring LNG Export Terminal has been flaring […]
Persistent monitoring of military activity: Russia-Ukraine border use case
Recent developments in the geopolitical arena surrounding Ukraine, Russia, and NATO have drawn the attention of intelligence analysts and companies providing assessments of the latest Russian military movements in the context of a potential escalation. Because the conflict has been going on since 2014, there are many well-known locations used as staging areas for the […]
Putting Defense News Into Perspective with Satellite Imagery Analytics
With high tensions and the whole world watching the Russia-Ukraine border last month, we decided to apply our machine learning algorithms to analyze the assets at the Morozovsk Air Base located nearby. Our aim was to detect and evaluate any unusual activity, compared to previous years.