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Ben Haldeman, Planet



Agile Aerospace at Planet

Abstract: Planet has used an agile software methodology across an end-to-end system in developing spacecraft, on-board software, mass manufacturing operations, automated mission control, ground operations, and a data platform. Planet has launched over 140 spacecraft and is manufacturing these at unprecedented volumes. This talk will outline Planet's agile aerospace methodology and discuss how it had led to fast, elegant, efficient, and reliable solutions to large space challenges.

General Chair

Misty Davies
(NASA Ames)

Program Chairs

Clark Barrett
(Stanford University)

Temesghen Kahsai
(NASA Ames / CMU)

Local organization

Guy Katz
(Stanford University)

Rody Kersten
(CMU Silicon Valley)

Program Committee

Aarti Gupta (Princeton)
Alberto Griggio (FBK-IRST)
Alessandro Cimatti (FBK-IRST)
Alwyn Goodloe (NASA Langley)
Arie Gurfinkel (University of Waterloo)
Cesare Tinelli (University of Iowa)
Christoph Torens (German Aerospace Center)
Daniel Kroening (University of Oxford)
Dejan Jovanović (SRI)
Dino Distefano (Facebook)
Dirk Beyer (LMU Munich)
Domagoj Babic (Google)
Ella Atkins (University of Michigan)
Eric Feron (Georgia Tech)
Ewen Denney (SGT / NASA Ames)
Gerwin Klein (NICTA and UNSW)
John Harrison (Intel)
John Rushby (SRI)
Jorge Navas (SRI)
Julia Badger (NASA)
Kalou Cabrera Castillos (LAAS-CNRS)
Kelly Hayhurst (NASA)
Kirstie L. Bellman (The Aerospace Corporation)
Klaus Havelund (NASA JPL)
Kristin Yvonne Rozier (Iowa State University)
Lael Rudd (Draper)
Lee Pike (Galois)
Martin Schäf (SRI)
Mats Heimdahl (University of Minnesota)
Meeko Oishi (University of New Mexico)
Mike Hinchey (Lero-the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre)
Michael Lowry (NASA Ames)
Murali Rangarajan (Boeing)
Natasha Neogi (NASA Langley)
Neha Rungta (AWS)
Nikolaj Bjorner (Microsoft Research)
Patrice Godefroid (Microsoft Research)
Philipp Ruemmer (Uppsala University)
Pierre-Loïc Garoche (ONERA)
Rajeev Joshi (NASA JPL)
Sriram Sankaranarayanan (University of Colorado Boulder)
Susmit Jha (United Technologies)
Virginie Wiels (ONERA)
Wenchao Li (Boston University)
Zvonimir Rakamaric (University of Utah)

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