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SSL Ships Planet’s Two SkySat Imaging Satellites to Vandenberg Air Force Base; Dario Zamarian Quoted

Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary has delivered to Vandenberg Air Force Base in California two Earth observation satellites the company built for Planet. The SSL-made SkySat 14 and 15 will fly aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket as part of Spaceflight’s maiden Sun Synchronous rideshare mission for Planet’s constellation that works to provide …

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DigitalGlobe, Spire, Planet to Provide Earth Science Data Under NASA Contracts

NASA has awarded blanket purchase agreements to three companies to provide the agency with Earth observation data sets derived from constellations of commercial small satellites. Maxar Technologies’ DigitalGlobe subsidiary, Planet and Spire received the sole-source contracts under the agency’s Private Sector Small Constellation Satellite Data Product Pilot program, NASA said …

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NGA, Planet Sign CRADA for Imagery Extraction, Analytics

Planet and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency have partnered in an effort to increase the process for NGA to extract and analyze commercial imagery. Manuela McCabe, NGA’s Planet CRADA program manager, said in a statement published Thursday both parties signed a cooperative research and development agreement that could yield change detection services such as object monitoring, broad …

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Rocket Lab Conducts 2nd Orbital Launch Vehicle Flight Test

Rocket Lab has launched its second Electron orbital launch vehicle from the company’s launch complex on Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand, into space. The rocket, nicknamed Still Testing, reached orbit 8.5 minutes after liftoff and deployed  Planet‘s Dove Pioneer satellite along with a pair of Spire‘s Lemur-2 satellites during the test flight, Rocket Lab said Sunday. Rocket Lab …

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