“The constellation has enough redundancy built into it in terms of the numbers of satellites that we don’t need to insure the performance of any specific
— Mike Safyan, Planet's vice president
of launch and global ground station networks.
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Fregat satellite deployment
F9 LC-39A launch
An aerial view Pad 0A taken by the Wallops Incident Response Team Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 -- the day after the failed launch attempt of Orbital ATK's Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Virginia. Photo Credit: NASA/Terry Zaperach