VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Planet Labs says its 10 new Earth-imaging satellites deployed successfully after launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
The San Francisco-based company says its mission control team has made contact will all of the satellites.
The six SkySat spacecraft and four miniature Dove satellites were launched Tuesday afternoon aboard an Orbital ATK Minotaur C rocket and placed in an orbit 310 miles (500 kilometers) above the Earth.
There are now 13 SkySats and 190 Dove satellites in orbit.
This story has been corrected to show that 190 Dove satellites are currently in orbit.