Planet and SpaceX announce multiyear launch agreement

SAN FRANCISCO – Planet introduced a multiyear settlement Aug. 5 that designates SpaceX because the Earth-observation firm’s “go-to-launch supplier by means of the top of 2025.” Planet didn’t reveal the variety of... Read more »

Consortium unveils greenhouse gas monitoring constellation Carbon Mapper

SAN FRANCISCO – A consortium led by the State of California, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Planet introduced plans April 15 for a constellation of hyperspectral satellites to pinpoint, quantify and monitor... Read more »

Falcon 9 reaches new reusability record during Starlink, SkySat launch

WASHINGTON — SpaceX efficiently launched a Falcon 9 rocket Aug. 18 on a mission that reused the identical first-stage booster for a sixth time, setting a report for Falcon 9 booster reuse.... Read more »

Planet unveils tasking and API for expanding SkySat fleet

SAN FRANCISCO – Planet unveiled a cloud-based dashboard and API June 9 to permit clients to job the agency’s rising SkySat constellation. It was the newest step in Planet’s marketing campaign to... Read more »

Satellite imagery startups to challenge Maxar for big government contracts

The NRO is able to begin shopping for merchandise from new distributors and transfer past the single-supplier association with Maxar Applied sciences. SAN ANTONIO — The speak of the business at this... Read more »

Planet sets sights on the long game: Building robust subscription business

This text initially appeared within the Dec. 3, 2018 challenge of table4 journal. 4 hours after the Camp Fireplace broke out Nov. 8, one in every of Planet’s Dove satellites captured a... Read more »

Planet to acquire Terra Bella from Google

Up to date at 4:10 p.m. Jap. WASHINGTON — Business distant sensing firm Planet introduced Feb. 3 it was buying rival Terra Bella from Google for an undisclosed sum, bringing collectively what... Read more »