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Mini-satellites help map Great Barrier Reef

March 18, 2019

"But now, to study what's happening down there, scientists are going up. They're using the hundreds of shoe-box sized, mini-satellites already in orbit to try to save the world's coral reefs."


Satellite images show madrasa buildings still standing at scene of Indian bombing

March 5, 2019

"The images from Planet Labs, which show details as small as 72 cm (28 inches), offer a clearer look at the structures."


What’s behind the record-setting snowstorms in the US west

February 28, 2019

"Four snowstorms hit the Pacific northwest in nine days and Seattle ran up the highest February snowfall totals in decades. In the usually arid southwest, Flagstaff smashed its single-day snowfall record and Las Vegas recorded a measurable amount of snow for the first time in a decade."


Yongbyon: The heart of North Korea's nuclear programme

February 28, 2019

"Satellite imagery shows vehicle activity and construction around the site."


Before and After: See California's Monster Snow Year by Satellite

February 20, 2019

"A rolling conveyor belt of storms this winter has left the Sierra Nevada blanketed in a thick layer of snow."


Saudi Arabia’s Missile Race

February 16, 2019

"Satellite photos analysed by researchers from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, and reported by the Washington Post, appear to show that Saudi Arabia has been building a factory for rocket engines."



The Mission to Create a Searchable Database of Earth's Surface

Planet Co-founder and CEO, Will Marshall, announces Planet's vision of Queryable Earth: to index physical change on Earth and make it searchable for all.

We Can Scan the Whole World, Every Day

The FT’s innovations editor John Thornhill investigates how Planet uses a fleet of tiny satellites to image every inch of the globe, and update it every 24 hours.

Planet Lab's Marshall on the Future of Space Exploration

Planet Labs CEO Will Marshall talks with Bloomberg's Ashlee Vance at The Year Ahead Summit at Bloomberg headquarters in New York about the future of space exploration and what it takes to ring the Earth with satellites.

Satellites the Size of a Shoe Box

US firm Planet Labs makes satellites you could hold in your hands, and has more in orbit than anyone else. "We thought that we could do space a little bit differently," says Planet Labs' co-founder, Will Marshall.

The All Seeing Eye in the Sky

Silicon Valley based startup Planet has one goal: to take a picture of the entire planet every day. To do that, they need to launch the largest number of satellites in human history. In this episode of Ventures, Bloomberg Businessweek's Ashlee Vance journeys to India to watch Planet's satellites hitch a ride on a rocket.

Satellites Help Predict North Korean Nuclear Tests

See how analysts at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies are using satellite imagery to understand ongoing nuclear missile tests.

Planet Labs Plan For Earth

Will Marshall from Planet Labs and Steve Jurvetson from DFJ talk at the Bloomberg Technology Conference about what all those tiny Planet Lab satellites are actually doing up there.

Will Marshall Addresses the UN

Will Marshall addresses the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit. This address took place on September 27, 2015. Video: United Nations.

A Commitment to Sustainability

Planet participated in the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Summit where we addressed heads of state on the power of open data and remote sensing to meet the global challenges set forth in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

CEO Will Marshall Dreamforce Keynote

Learn about satellites, big data and the Global Sensing Revolution. Planet CEO, Will Marshall, delivers an Innovation Keynote at Dreamforce 2015.

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