Episode IV – Planet Labs

We’re diving into Planet Labs today – Planet is a company that revolutionized the business model for satellites with a new approach, which the visionary founders dubbed ‘agile aerospace’. The business builds mass-manufacturable, compact satellites that they have deployed in a constellation in orbit around Earth, providing daily imagery and detailed tasking capabilities to customers across a broad range of industries and use cases.

Planet Labs

Planet Labs is changing the satellite business model – one picture at a time. With the largest commercial constellation of Earth Observation satellites in orbit, Planet helps to monitor changes to Earth’s surface through daily imagery.