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Rocket Lab launches 10 Earth-observation satellites into orbit –

Nine of them are “SuperDoves” built by San Francisco company Planet.



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Ten new Earth-observation satellites are now winging their way to orbit.
The satellites lifted off today (Oct. 28) atop a Rocket Lab
Electron booster, which launched from the company’s New Zealand pad at 5:21 p.m. EDT (2121 GMT; 10:21 a.m. on Oct. 29 local New Zealand time).
Nine of the 10 payloads are “SuperDoves,” shoebox-sized cubesats built by San Francisco-based imaging company Planet
, which operates the world’s largest Earth-observation constellation. More than 350 Planet satellites have…

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