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44 SuperDove Satellites Successfully Launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket

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Mission accomplished! On January 13, 2022, our Flock 4x, consisting of 44 SuperDove satellites, was successfully launched into orbit on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. These 44 satellites will join our existing fleet of roughly 200 satellites in orbit. We were thrilled to launch once again with SpaceX, who has now brought […]

Planet to Launch 44 SuperDove Satellites on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket

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Planet’s Flock 4x, consisting of 44 SuperDove satellites, is set to launch this Thursday, January 13th on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Transporter-3 SSO. This marks the first satellite launch under our new multi-year, multi-launch rideshare agreement with SpaceX.  With this launch, Planet will have more than 200 satellites in orbit. Flock 4x is […]

And the winner of Copernicus Masters Planet’s Challenge is… NetCarbon!

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NetCarbon is the winning startup of the Copernicus Masters competition Planet See Change, Change the World Challenge 2021 edition.  The international competition Copernicus Masters awards the best Earth observation startups and developers that are trying to solve the world’s problems – social, environmental and commercial. Planet was looking for superstar startups that […]

Leading-Edge Science Using Planet Data Presented at AGU 2021

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It’s that time of year again: Nearly 30,000 geoscientists from around the world gather every December for the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, the largest of its kind. Planet is always excited to see what innovative science applications researchers have discovered using our data! This year, 70 abstracts were submitted from […]

Planet Expands Sales Leadership Team as It Prepares to Go Public

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We are thrilled to announce the latest expansion of our sales leadership team with the addition of Michael Goldberg, the Vice President of Sales Operations, Debbie Queen, the Vice President of Sales, Americas, Simon Alford, the Vice President of Global Pre-Sales, and Leslie Mertz, the Global Director of Sales Development! Planet drove […]

Planet Builds Business in State and Local Government Sector

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Every year, Planet data is utilized by state and local governments to track environmental change, support regional enforcement efforts, and make informed decisions. We were thrilled to see new partnerships with local governmental entities begin in 2021, including the State of Alaska and the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.  Through their 7-month […]

Planet and New Light Technologies Deliver Satellite Imagery to Power Rapid Disaster Response at FEMA

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Emergency managers require up-to-date information throughout the lifecycle of an incident on the conditions of impacted communities in order to make decisions about where and how to respond. Planet’s high-cadence and high-resolution satellite monitoring capabilities and image archive provide ongoing regional coverage, enabling disaster risk mitigation, rapid response, and informed recovery.  Our […]

Planet Federal Signs Contract Extension with National Reconnaissance Office

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Today, we are excited to share that our wholly owned subsidiary, Planet Federal, expanded our contract with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) to provide the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community with continued access to Planet’s daily, unclassified satellite data. This contract modification expands NRO’s current access to now include monitoring over […]

Planet Announces Public Board with the Addition of Niccolo de Masi

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We are pleased to share that Niccolo de Masi, Director of dMY Technology Group, Inc. IV, will be joining our Board of Directors after we go public! Earlier this year, Planet entered into a definitive merger agreement with dMY Technology Group, Inc. IV (NYSE:DMYQ), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), to become […]

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