Planet Labs received $168 million in funding and some of the funding will be to launch many more satellites.
On April 1, 2019 they will launch 20 next-generation Dove satellites – Flock 4a – are scheduled to launch on ISRO’s PSLV-C45 rocket. Flock 4a will join the current Planet Labs constellation of 100+ Doves, replenishing our on-orbit fleet and furthering our daily global monitoring mission.
SOURCE- Planet Labs
Written By Brian Wang. Nextbigfuture.com
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