Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

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12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2022
Mar. 20, 2023
Dec. 31, 2021
Sep. 08, 2021
Document Information [Line Items]        
Document Type 10-K      
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2022      
Document Transition Report false      
Entity File Number 001-39113      
Entity Registrant Name BLACKSKY TECHNOLOGY INC.      
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE      
Entity Tax Identification Number 47-1949578      
Entity Address, Address Line One 13241 Woodland Park Road      
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 300      
Entity Address, City or Town Herndon      
Entity Address, State or Province VA      
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 20171      
City Area Code 571      
Local Phone Number 267-1571      
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes      
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes      
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer      
Entity Emerging Growth Company true      
Entity Small Business true      
Entity Shell Company false      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   138,734,688    
Entity Central Index Key 0001753539      
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31      
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022      
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY      
Amendment Flag false      
Entity Ex Transition Period false      
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No      
Entity Voluntary Filers No      
Entity Public Float $ 266,366,137      
Document Quarterly Report true      
Common stock shares outstanding (in shares) 119,508,000   114,452,000 31,625,000
Class A Common Stock        
Document Information [Line Items]        
Title of 12(b) Security Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share      
Trading Symbol BKSY      
Security Exchange Name NYSE      
Common Stock warrants        
Document Information [Line Items]        
Title of 12(b) Security Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Class A common stock at an exercise price of $11.50      
Trading Symbol BKSY.W      
Security Exchange Name NYSE