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Posted: 15 February 2017 01:04 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Successful launch and satellite injection into their respective orbits.

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying 104 satellites (101 are nanosats) on Feb. 15, 2017 (0358 GMT)

http://www.space.com/35712-blastoff-record-104-satellites-launched-on-indian-rocket-video.html

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A PSLV rocket lofts 88 Flock 3p Dove satellites into orbit
Robbie Schingler | February 14, 2017
https://www.planet.com/pulse/planet-launches-satellite-constellation-to-image-the-whole-planet-daily/

February 14, 2017, 19:58 PST

Today Planet successfully launched 88 Dove satellites to orbit—the largest satellite constellation ever to reach orbit. This is not just a launch (or a world record, for that matter!); for our team this is a major milestone. With these satellites in orbit, Planet will reach its Mission 1: the ability to image all of Earth’s landmass every day.

Tonight is the culmination of a huge effort over the past 5 years. In 2011 we set ourselves the audacious mission of imaging the entire Earth land area every day. We were convinced that armed with such data, humanity would be able to have a significant positive impact on many of the world’s greatest challenges. We calculated that it would take between 100-150 satellites to achieve this, and we started building them. After today’s launch, Planet operates 144 satellites in orbit. We have reached our milestone.

It’s taken a minor Apollo project to get here! Behind the scenes we’ve miniaturized satellites; learned how to manufacture them at scale; constructed the world’s second largest private network of ground stations; custom built an automated mission control system; created a massive data pipeline able to process the vast amount of imagery we collect; and developed a software platform that lets customers, researchers, governments and NGOs access imagery quickly.  ...

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