With the projected growth in the number of commercial satellite constellations in low Earth orbit (LEO) expected to increase risk of collisions, a startup has attracted investment from Airbus and others to build a network of radars to track orbital debris. Spun out of research organization SRI International, LeoLabs has completed its first dedicated radar—located in Midland, Texas—and closed a $4 million initial investment round. The funding is backed by SRI, Horizons Ventures ...


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