“The first place to look for free satellite imagery is the Copernicus Open Access Hub and EarthExplorer. Both offer free access to a wide range of open data. The imagery is lower resolution than what you can purchase, but if the limited resolution meets your needs, why spend money?-Dexter Jagula, “Satellite Imagery for Everyone:
Here’s how you can order up a high-resolution image of any place on Earth.” IEEE Spectrum. February 19, 2022.
Interesting overview of satellites, the satellite imagery market, and how it might become ubiquitous, with everyday consumer applications, like GPS.