Very small satellites 10x10x30 cm with RGB and NIR bands at 3.7m resolution

Launched in:2015
Orbit height:400 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: Planet - USA
Various flocks deployed from ISS in 2014, 2015, 2016.
Flock 1c launched by a Dnepr in 2014.
Flocks 2p, 2k, 3m and 3p launched by PSLV and Soyuz in 2016 and 2017.

Planet - Dove websites


Planet - Platform
Planet - support, FAQ
Planet - Imagery Product Specifications (May 2019)
Planet - Imagery
Planet - Blog (pulse)

Data ordering

Planet Explorer (first get Basic Educ/Res license)
ESA - Third Party Missions (data for research)

On Board Sensors

PlanetScope (, Dove satellites)