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LeoLabs, Planet collaborate on stewardship model for low earth orbit

LeoLabs announced it is teaming with Planet to help protect satellites and keep space navigable for future generations of entrepreneurs. In a paper to be published at The Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) conference, LeoLabs and Planet will demonstrate a flight system that uses commercial data sources to enhance collision risk assessment and enable safer debris avoidance maneuvers for satellites in Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

LeoLabs and Planet collaborate using enhanced collision avoidance techniques and commercial data sources to demonstrate responsible stewardship model for low earth orbit

MENLO PARK, CA, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — LeoLabs, Inc., the leading commercial provider of data to track debris and prevent collisions in low Earth orbit (LEO), today announced it is teaming with integrated aerospace and data analytics company, Planet, to help protect satellites and keep space navigable for future generations of entrepreneurs.

FinSpace winner LeoLabs working with Planet to show how commercial data helps satellite operators avoid collisions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Planet and LeoLabs, the Silicon Valley startup building a network of radars to track objects in low Earth orbit, are working together to demonstrate how satellite operators can use commercial tracking data to prevent collisions.