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Wednesday, November 8 • 10:15am - 10:35am
A View from Above: How the Next Generation of Space Exploration Will Change Life on Earth
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The new space revolution is being launched with dozens of new high-powered satellite cameras called 'Doves' being sent into space. Planet Labs, a San Francisco startup, has been sending batches of Doves into orbit over the past few years and the images beamed back are being used far and wide-- from spies to hedge funds to farmers to activists. Soon, Planet will be able to photograph every inch of the earth every day, something that's never been done before. Will Marshall, CEO of Planet discusses what that may mean for our knowledge of life on earth. 

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Ashlee Vance

Writer, Bloomberg Businessweek
Vance is a writer for Bloomberg Businessweek, a best-selling author and host of "Hello World."

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Will Marshall

Co-Founder, CEO, Planet
Marshall is the Co-Founder and CEO of Planet. He leads the overall company strategy and direction. Prior to Planet, Marshall was a scientist at NASA/USRA where he was a systems engineer on lunar orbiter mission “LADEE”, a member of the science team for the lunar impactor mission... Read More →

Wednesday November 8, 2017 10:15am - 10:35am