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 built to 10cm x 10cm x 10cm dimensions. The Company's satellites aim to image the Earth every day and make it possible to see incremental changes on the Earth's surface. To that end, the Company launches new satellites into orbit every three to four months. Since 2013, the Company has successfully deployed 351 satellites and currently has approximately 140 satellites in orbit, that collect over 250M 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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