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Earth Observation – Flock 1b

Earth Observation – Flock 1b

Planet Labs launches the next installment of the NanoRacks-Planet Labs–Dove series, another fleet of 28 Earth imaging nanosatellites individually known as the “Dove” satellites, and collectively known as “Flock 1b”, to image the changing planet.

Customer Name: Planet Labs
Research: Earth Observation
NanoRacks Facility: Smallsat Deployment
Mission Duration: 07/2014 – ongoing
Mission Status: Deployed in LEO
More Info: From www.planet.com


These nanosatellites work in unison with Flock 1 to enable imagery of the entire planet to be taken on a more frequent basis.  Humanitarian applications range from monitoring deforestation and the ice caps to disaster relief and improving agriculture yields in developing nations. 

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Planet Labs provides universal access to this entirely unprecedented data set, with the goal of enabling maximal utility of the data.

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