In December 2013, Planet Labs will launch the world’s largest constellation of Earth observing satellites.
Planet Labs announced yesterday successfully launched its most recent satellites, Dove 3 and Dove 4, into orbit on a Dnepr vehicle. This will be closely followed by the launch of Planet Labs’ “Flock 1″ fleet of 28 satellites in December, which will be the largest constellation of Earth-imaging satellites ever launched.
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