Pentagon Orders $20 Million In Imagery From LEO Smallsat Startup

Credit: Dove spacecraft after release from ISS: NASA
Planet, a hot San Francisco-based Earth-observation startup that has launched dozens of CubeSat-class spacecraft into low Earth orbit (LEO), will provide daily imagery updates to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGIA) under a $20 million contract announced by President Barack Obama. The...

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