Episode 3

Published on:

10th Aug 2023

S6 Ep3: The Company Making the Invisible… Well, Visible. (with Orbital Sidekick)

It may sound like something straight out of science fiction, but hyperspectral satellites have been around for decades, measuring the spectral profile of things like methane gas and other things that are otherwise out of view from the human eye.

In this week’s podcast, Nick chats with Dan Katz, CEO and co-founder of Orbital Sidekick, about how the company is turning hyperspectral satellites into a commercially viable technology that helps solve some of the planet’s most pressing operational, environmental, and safety issues in real-time. 

Dan also discloses how hyperspectral technology benefits companies seeking carbon credit opportunities, the difficulties in delivering climate tech that scales, and why spreading yourself too thin too soon can spell death for any early-stage startup.

Learn More About Orbital Sidekick: 

Website: https://www.orbitalsidekick.com/careers

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/orbital-sidekick/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OrbitalSidekick

Follow Dan: 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katzdaniel34/


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