Auckland, June 6, 2016

cubesats Blog Posts

Natasha Nogueira on High Altitude Balloons, Cubesats and Perseverance


This is the fourth installment in our Stellar Minds series, where we profile Planet’s extraordinary employees and their accomplishments. Keep checking our blog for upcoming features on some of the most remarkable people in aerospace today. This week, we’re talking to space systems engineer Natasha Nogueira, one of the stellar minds responsible […]

Planet Releases OpenLST, an Open Radio Solution


To encourage innovation in radio communication, Planet is releasing OpenLST, an open radio solution for communicating with remote instruments, vehicles, and stations using low-cost commercial components. OpenLST builds on experience gained from Planet’s UHF radio, which has been successfully integrated and used on over 200 satellites in space. Using this radio, Planet […]

Keeping Space Clean: Responsible satellite fleet operations


I am the Director of Spacecraft Missions here at Planet and, along with our CEO Will Marshall, I previously worked at NASA analyzing the risk of space debris and developing mitigation strategies. We are acutely aware of the threat that debris poses to future satellite operations. We care deeply about it and […]