Planet’s upcoming Pelican constellation is a game-changer in high-resolution satellite imagery. With up to 30 satellites, the Pelican constellation will provide highly detailed imagery at a resolution of 30cm. This advanced satellite imagery constellation will collect up to 30 images daily with a rapid revisit time of only 30 minutes, ensuring that organizations have the most up-to-date information for making critical operational decisions in industries including agriculture, forestry, urban planning, and emergency management. Planet’s Pelican constellation will become a go-to solution for organizations looking to improve their operations with the most up-to-date satellite imagery.
Up to 30 satellites
Up to 30 images per day
Approximate 30 minute revisit
450 – 580 km (~98° inclination)
Spacecraft Size, Mass and Power
Mass: 110 kg
Dimensions: 60 x 60 x 95 cm
Blue: 455 – 515 nm
Green: 500 – 590 nm
Red: 590 – 670 nm
NIR: 780 – 860 nm
16-bits per pixel
6.5m at nadir
Pointing Accuracy & Knowledge
Sensor-related effects are corrected using sensor telemetry and a sensor model. Spacecraft-related effects are corrected using attitude telemetry and best available ephemeris data. Orthorectified using GCPs and fine DEMs (30 m to 90 m posting) to <10 m RMSE positional accuracy
Time to Slew 200 km: 10 sec
360 GB + 360 GB cold spare storage
(at 40°N Latitude)
4 – 5 days *Reference altitude 500 km
Demonstrated <3.5 m CE90 without ground control
Pelican is right
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