Planet is a vertically-integrated space and analytics company, that primarily designs and builds cube satellites ("CubeSat"). CubeSats are a class of research spacecraft called nanosatellites, that are build to 10cm x 10cm x 10cm dimensions. The Company's satellites aim to image the Earth every day and make it possible to see changes. Planet's "Doves" line scans the planet to image the entire Earth, and the Company launches new satellites into orbit every three to four months. Since 2013, the Company has successfully deployed 331 satellites and currently has approximately 150 satellites in orbit, that collect over 300M sqkm of imagery daily. The Company provides imagery for various industries, spanning agriculture and defense to energy and insurance.
Planet was founded in 2010 by three NASA scientists and has 430 full-time employees. The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with additional offices in Berlin, Lethbridge, Canada, Bellevue Washington and Washington D.C.
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