Richard Blain

Founder and CEO

Richard Blain is the founder and CEO of Earth-i. Richard is leading Earth-i to become a global player in Earth Observation imagery, analytics and insights.

Previously, Richard was the founder and CEO of Aerospace Resources Ltd (ARL), an aerospace services and consulting company with an extensive track record in the defence and security sectors.

Prior to ARL, Richard was the Commercial Director and Chief Pilot for Farnborough Aircraft Corporation Ltd, which developed an advanced turboprop aircraft for corporate and air taxi use.

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VividX2: The Countdown Begins

By Adrian Norris, General Manager and member of the Earth-i Launch Team from Sriharikota, India. The countdown has started, and in less than 24 hours Carbonite 2, or ‘VividX2’ as Earth-i ...

“…a new day, a new beginning”

By Richard Blain, CEO of Earth-i. With less than a week to go until launch of our pre-production prototype satellite, VividX2, there’s an ever growing sense of excitement, anticipat...