Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News
YellowScan continues to expand in Asia with a new subsidiary in Japan
Tokyo, Japan – YellowScan, designer, developper and producer of...
Digital Elevation Model Technologies and Applications: The DEM Users Manual, 3rd Edition is now available as an eBook
Bethesd" The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing...
Delair Introduces Open Payload Version of Long-Range UAV to Enable Custom Configuration of Sensing Capabilities
TOULOUSE, France – May 21, 2019 –  Delair, a...
Visual Crossing Unveils Weather Services for Microsoft Excel, Web, and API users
Reston, VA – Visual Crossing Corporation is proud to...
Joe Morocco Joins RAMTeCH Software Solutions as Senior Consultant
Minneapolis, MN  - RAMTeCH Software Solutions Inc., a global...

Planet Labs

The FCC authorized Planet Labs to launch as many as 500 more identical NGSO satellites from the ISS.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently cleared Planet Labs’ request to launch and operate nongeostationary orbit (NGSO) Earth Exploration Satellite Service satellites. The company plans to launch up to 500 additional NGSO satellites from the International Space Station (ISS) that are physically and technically identical to those previously authorized.

Planet Labs has deployed more than 30 such satellites from the ISS, all of which operate under Call Sign S2912, into circular orbits at altitudes between 380 km and 410 km and an inclination of 51.6 degrees.

The additional satellites were authorized to transmit remote sensing and telemetry data to fixed Earth stations in the 8025-8400 MHz frequency band, receive command signals in the 2025-2110 MHz band, and may use the 401-402 MHz and 449.75-450.25 MHz bands for early phase and emergency-backup telemetry, tracking and command operations.

Read more details here.

Comments are closed.

Planet Labs

The FCC authorized Planet Labs to launch as many as 500 more identical NGSO satellites from the ISS.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently cleared Planet Labs’ request to launch and operate nongeostationary orbit (NGSO) Earth Exploration Satellite Service satellites. The company plans to launch up to 500 additional NGSO satellites from the International Space Station (ISS) that are physically and technically identical to those previously authorized.

Planet Labs has deployed more than 30 such satellites from the ISS, all of which operate under Call Sign S2912, into circular orbits at altitudes between 380 km and 410 km and an inclination of 51.6 degrees.

The additional satellites were authorized to transmit remote sensing and telemetry data to fixed Earth stations in the 8025-8400 MHz frequency band, receive command signals in the 2025-2110 MHz band, and may use the 401-402 MHz and 449.75-450.25 MHz bands for early phase and emergency-backup telemetry, tracking and command operations.

Read more details here.

Comments are closed.