Satellogic expands with manufacturing plant in the Netherlands

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Earth Observation Society Satellogic builds a satellite manufacturing plant in the Netherlands. The new 57,000 square foot facility, announced on December 28, will be located in Berkel en Rodenrijs, near The Hague.

The site should be finished by the end of the month. Production is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2022. Satellogic expects the facility to achieve production capacity of 25 satellites per quarter by the third quarter of 2023.

The new facility will have logistics and storage facilities designed for sensitive optical-mechanical and electronic parts, as well as a host office and meeting space that can accommodate approximately 80 people. Satellogic’s vice president of manufacturing operations, Gustav Wenhold, will lead the operations of the new plant.

“Satellogic has ambitious growth plans that our new broadband plant is designed to meet,” said Wenhold. “With these significant additions to our production capabilities, we are ready to continue supporting our customers by providing high frequency, high resolution images and strategic and timely information to decision makers. “

Satellogic is based in Argentina and currently manufactures its satellites in Montevideo, Uruguay. The company plans to continue operating the Montevideo facility at a capacity of 24 satellites per year. In the future, the facility will operate as a pilot plant to introduce new technologies for next generation satellites.

Satellogic is currently going through a ad hoc company merger (SPAC) be listed on the stock exchange.

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