About Us

We're on a mission

to democratize remote-sensing data through a simple user experience

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About SkyWatch

We created EarthCache to empower our customers to use geospatial data to solve their most critical business challenges.

We’ve created the first geospatial platform to support the full remote sensing value chain, from data management and distribution for remote sensing data providers, to solutions to help organizations easily source, integrate, and manage remote sensing data.

We believe that the best way to understand our planet is to look at it from space

Earth observation data provides the insights we need to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Our goal is to make this powerful data accessible so we can make the planet a better place.

Our history

Earth observation data is for everyone

The SkyWatch founding team met at the NASA Space Apps Challenge in 2014, where they worked on a piece of software called SkyWatch that would provide astrophysicists with near real-time data from NASA's space observatories. 

Although the team went on to win the global Space Apps challenge with that software, their imagination was captured by the power of democratized access to Earth observation. SkyWatch launched the world's first API for geospatial data in 2016, with the vision of unleashing the power of Earth observation data for commercial, end-user applications.

Even as industry experts, we struggled to source Earth observation data

Anyone who had never used satellite data before, was going to struggle. We realized the real opportunity in remote sensing was making this data easily accessible and affordable to all.

What we do

We're changing the way Earth observation and remote sensing data is accessed, managed, and distributed.

We aggregate remote sensing data from the world’s leading data providers and provide our customers with the tools they need to get the most out of remote sensing data.

We provide satellite, HAPS, and aerial operators with a remote sensing data distribution solution to help them get their data to market, into the hands of those who need it.

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