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Flock 3K 1



The 12 Planet-owned CubeSats, dubbed the Flock 3k series, join more than 100 spacecraft in Planet’s fleet dedicated to quick-response Earth-imaging. Thursday’s launch was the third to carry Planet payloads into orbit in four weeks from three countries, following successful flights aboard India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle on Nov. 29 and a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Dec. 2.

Alternate Names

  • Flock3K1
  • 43894

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2018-12-27
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1a
Launch Site: Vostochny Cosmodrome, Russia
Mass: 5 kg

Funding Agency

  • Planet Labs, Inc. (United States)


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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