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satellite launch Blog Posts

Planet to Launch 36 SuperDove Satellites with SpaceX

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We are excited to share that we plan to launch 36 of our SuperDove satellites, Flock 4y, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket no earlier than January 3, 2023 at 9:56 a.m. ET (14:56 UTC). Flock 4y is planned to launch on SpaceX’s Transporter-6 mission from Space Launch Complex 40 in Cape […]

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 […]

Wuhan Reacts to Coronavirus, the Taal Volcano Erupts and More

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Journalists continue to utilize satellite data to inform the public about pressing issues. Here are some examples of how satellite imagery has been used to help monitor important global events. The Phases of Wuhan Reuters utilized satellite data to track the effects that the coronavirus outbreak has had on Wuhan, the capital […]