Capella Space Satellites Surveillance Application Examined

By Zach Segal, Published Dec 29, 2020, 08:58am EST

While numerous publications reported Capella Space satellites can see through walls, the company flatly denies this.

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IPVM investigates the controversy, Capella Space, and the technology they use.

Executive *******

******* ***** **** ***** satellites ********* ******* ***** ************************************. ****, ***** ****** are *** ******** ****** (~0.6 ***) *** *** slow (****** ** */*,*** FPS), *** ***** ************. However, ******* ***** **** they *** *** ******** on *** ****** ******* weather, *****, ****, *** at *****, ****** ** useful *** ********** ***********, infrastructure, ********* ********, *** illegal *******.

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******* ***** ******** ********** ***** ********** ****************************************** ******* ***** ********** could *** ******* *****.******* ********* **** *** *** (satellite-based *****) **** *** see ******* *******, *****, and ***** ********, *** not *****. *** **** difference ******* ***** ********* from **** *** ***** buildings ****** * "*******" effect, ***** **** ********* appear ** *** ** shorter ****, ****** ** appear **** *** ****** buildings *** ***********. ****, SAR ****** *** *************** of ********* ***** *****, not ***** *****, ***** some ******** * ********* appearance ****** **** ********* appear ***********.

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******* ***** **** **** caused **** ********* ** incorrectly ***** *** ********* could *** ******* ***** but **** ** ******* how *** ********* ******* at **** **********:

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******* ***** ******* ** these **** ************** "**, *** ***'* see ******* *********". *** ** *****, not *******, ** ***** satellites ** *** "***" anything, *** ******* ***** presumably ***** **** ***** radar ****** ********* *****.

Microwave *****

******* ***** **** ***(********* ******** *****) **** microwave *********** **** *** penetrate ******* *****, *******, light ******** ********, *** work ** *****.******* ** ********* ******** reflected *** *** *****, Capella ***** ******** *****-***** at * ****** *** capture *** ***** **** are ******* ****, ** create ** *****. **** allows ******* ***** ** work ******* ********.******* ***** ******* ********* **** *** (500 *** *********) **** penetrate *****, ****, *******, and **** ***** ********* but *** ***** ** roofs. *** ****** *** 2D *** ***** ** the ********* ** *** reflected *****, *** *****. So, ********** *** ** distorted, **** ** ** the ******* ******, *** highly ********** ***** *** appear ****** **** ***** or ********.

**** ***** **** ******* Space ***** **** ***** their **********:

Keeping **** **** **** ***** **********

IPVM Image******* ********* ***** ***** ********** that ****** ***** ****** and ****** ******** ***** to ******** ****** ******** allows *** ****-******* ****** with **** ********* ******* satellites. ********* ***** *** launch ***** **** ************* with ****** *** ****, which******* ***** ************** ******* *** ****** to ********** ********** **********. Capella ***** ****** ** have ****** *** ****-******* trade-off ** ********* ********** that ****** **** ******** and ** ********** * longer ******* ***** ****** exposures. ******* ** ******** targets, *** ********* ******* on *** ***** *** up ** ** *******, which ********* * ****** antenna ***** ******* *** a ******* ****** ** time. **** ****** **** to ****** **** ********** (they *** ** ** the *** ** ****) enabling ****** ******** ** the ****** ******. *******, 60-second ********* **** ****** objects, **** **** *** people, ***** ** ******* or ****** ********.

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******* ***** ******** ******* ** ****** a * ** * 5 ** ********** ****-******* "spot" ** *****-******* "*****" of ** ** * km * *,*** ** for ****** *******. ******* Space ****, **** ***** full "*************" ** ********** is ** ** ****, users *** ****** ** area **** ***** **** imaged *** * **** of *****, "****" ** "strip", ***, ****** ** hour, * ********* **** pass **** *** ******* it. * *** ***** of *** **** *** be ***** ** ** hour ** ****.* ***** *** "****" ** ** cm * ** ** (0.6 ***), *** *.*. Chamber ** ******** *** technological ******* *****. "******" have ***** ***** ********* that **** **** *** large ** ** **** is ******. ******* ***** says **** ******* *** legal ***** ******* ************, their ********** *** ** used *** ****** ********* and *********:

*** **** ********** ** X-band *** *** ********* contrast ******** ******* * process ****** *****-******* *** yield ******* **** ** uniquely ******** *** ****** detection *** *********** ***** computer ****** *** ******* learning.

****** *** ** ******** through ******* ***** *** app ** ********* ***** their ***.

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******* ***** ********** ********** ***:

  • ********** **************. **** *** it *** ****** **** changes ** ********* *** shifts ** ********* ******* end-users **** **** ********* move ** *** *******.
  • ********** ***********. ******* ****** they *** *** **** damage, ******** ******, *** provide *********** *** ********* claims
  • ******** ********. ******* *** is *** ******** ** smoke, ****, *******, *** nightfall, ******* **** ** can ** **** ** get ******** *********** ***** any **** ****** ** hour, ******* ********* **** how ** ******* ** a ********* ** *** condition.
  • *** ******. ******* ***** says ***** *** *** detect *** ****** *** measure ***** **** ***** any ******* ********** *** anywhere ** *** *****.
  • ****** ***** *** ******* shipping. *** *** ****** ships ******** ** *** world, ** ** *** be **** ** ****** for ******* ******* *****. This ** ******** ******* illegal ******* ***** **** longer **** ** **** (so ****** ******* *** adequate), ***** *** **** meters ****, *** ******* fishing ***** ******* ** isolated *****, ***** ** is *** ********* ** distinguish ******* *****, **** to **** ****.

Not ****** *** ***** ************

******* ***** ** *** useful *** **** ***** surveillance ***-***** ******* ** is *** ******** ****** and ******* *** ******.***** ** ****** ************ *** ** *******, but *** *************, *** people ** *** ******. 60-second ********* **** **** a ****** ******* ** person ***** ** ******* or *** ***** ** see. ** ********, **** hourly ******, * ********* change **** ***** **** than ** ****, **** as * ******* ******** then ******* * ********** area, ***** ** *********.

Free ******** **** *** ********

******* ***** ********** ******** **** *** research ** ********* *** development ** *** ********* and ***-***** (**** ** and ******** ********). **** say **** **** **** data ** *********** ** develop ****** ********* ****** and ** ****** *** use ***** ** ***.

Company ********

******* ************ ************ ****** ****** $** ************ ******** ** **** to ******** *** ************. They *********“********** ****** ******** ******* clouds, *****, ***, *** darkness” *** ***** ** be ******* ***** *** disappearance ********** ******** ****** ***:

**** * ******* ******* almost **** *** * half ***** *** *** goal *** ** ***** a *** **** *** humanitarian **** *** ***** progress ********. * **** that ****** ** ** monitor *** ****** ** all-weather *** ** ***-***** conditions *** ** ** so ******** *** *************. My ******* *********** *** over *** ************* ** the***** ********* *** ********* ** locate ** – ******* decades ** ********** ** Earth *********** *** ******** technologies.

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*** ********** ** ***********, but, *** ***, ** probably *** ****** *** most ************ ***-*****. **** expensive ******** *** ******* satellites, ** *** **** few *******, ***** ****** this ********** ** ***** surveillance ***.

Comments (8)

************* **** ***'* ******* two **** ******* ********* for ***** ********: ***** rights ************* *** *********** (i.e. ***-***** *********) ************ operations. * *** *** where **** ***** ** very ****** (********* ** cost) *** ************* ********** places **** ******** *** the **** ** ***** independent ****** ****** *********** in ******** ***-***** **** the **** ***** ** Nagorno-Karabakh.

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***** *** **** *********** potential ***-*****. **** ****** without ****** ********* ******** may **** ** ********** in ******* ***** *** intelligence ** ***** ***-*****.

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*** **** ********** ** put ***** **, *** more ****** **** ** made; ** **** ** like *********** *** *****:**** - *** ***** Blocked **********

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* ***** *** ** your *******, ******* ***** Warner, *** **** **** had * ******* **** in *********, *********. *** should *** ** **** him ** **** **** he ** **.....

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* ***** *** ** not **** *** ***** complexity, ** *** **** of ***** *** **** people **** ***** ********** are ******** *** ****** of *** *********** *** impact *** ***** ****; just **** **** **** to **** ***** *** NIH **** * ********. This ** ******* ** the ******, *** ** you **** **** **** I **** **** ** to ***.

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******** **** ****** **** a **-****-*** ***** **** basically **** "***'* ***** about **"? ******** ***** mind, *** **** ***** I **** ** ** go **** *** ****** hole **** ***.

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*** ** *** ****** to *** ****** ****, you ****** ** *** group ** ****** **** do *** ********** ********** in *** ********; ** are *** **** ******* about ** *** ** systems; ** *** ******* about ****** ****.

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* ********** **** ** the ******** ********* **** increased ********* ** *************** radiation ** *** ********** bathed **. *******, * quick ****-**-***-******** ******** ******** that ***** ******* ****** be ***** *** ***** concerns. *************** ********* ********* is ******** ************ ** the ***** ******** ** the ******, *** ********* proportional ** *** ****** of *** ******** **** the ******.

*** ***** ***** ** about *** ***** **** at ******* ********, ***** your **** ***** ***** (just ** **** *** example) ** ** ***** away ** *** **** farthest. ****, *** ***** is **** ** ********** each **** *** ** seconds *** ** ***** hour, ***** **** ***** energy ** **********. **, in **********, **** ********* would **** ** ** more **** *,*** ***** more ******** **** **** local **** ***** ***** to **** *** **** effect. ***, ***** ** hard ** **** ** in *****, ***** **** phone ****** *** ********* to *** ***** ****.

** ***** ******** ** electromagnetic ********* ** * serious ****** *****, ** seems ****** **** **** wifi *** **** **** phone ***** **** * far ******* *********, ***** risk, **** *** ********* space ***** *****.

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