Rapid revisit, Global Intelligence
With 21 SkySats in orbit, Planet offers the most frequent, intraday revisit capability of any commercial provider, capturing actionable insights between 5-7 times per day for real-time decision making.
Multiple revisits per day, the highest frequency commercially available
Enhanced 50 cm spatial resolution images
Leverage Planet’s PlanetScope and SkySat constellations for a simple Tip and Cue workflow
300 million+ square kilometers of imagery collected daily
High-resolution images and insight delivered less than three hours from capture
Access data and imagery within existing workflow with Planet’s API
With Planet’s automated Tasking Dashboard, you can request high-frequency, high-resolution satellite imagery and data, stereo collection for 3D models and DEM construction, off-nadir imagery, and videos of any location in the world.
How It Can Help
Planet Tasking is built for flexibility and frequency. Using the world’s most agile constellation of high-resolution Earth imaging satellites, Planet is empowering organizations with geospatial insights and images multiple times a day.
Images provide extremely detailed information in high resolution
High intraday revisit enables real-time intelligence to changes as they evolve
Cloud-based dashboard makes Tasking simple and possible anywhere
Access to constantly updated archive of 10+ billion square kilometers of Earth imagery
With 21 SkySats in orbit, Planet Tasking has the highest intraday revisit capability of any commercial provider globally, capturing satellite imagery and insights up to 5-7 times a day in areas that are traditionally challenging for imaging due to low satellite capacity.
High frequency satellite imagery provides reliable, real-time information to avoid blind spots, anticipate events, and empower rapid, informed action. Planet data makes global change visible and accessible. Planet Tasking’s automated, cloud-based system ensures that your response is always timely.
How It’s Used
Reliable, up-to-date satellite imagery from Planet Tasking provides fast and accessible insights into geopolitical and security events as they unfold.
Discover how analysts from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey utilized Planet satellite imagery to uncover covert nuclear facilities in Iran.
Protect public lands, measure policy impacts, focus on specific areas of interest, and enable rapid decision making.
Following the legalization of cannabis in California, Humboldt County used Planet to proactively identify and monitor cannabis cultivation. Learn how high-resolution SkySat imagery helped inform and enforce permit compliance across the county.
Monitor and manage forest assets and operations, track changes in land use and land cover, and localize forest clearing in near-real time with high cadence, high resolution imagery.
Discover how Southern Forestry Consultants utilize Planet’s real-time imagery to provide an alternative to file based workflows, while supporting increased operational value across the sustainable forestry chain.
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Accessible, frequent, and high-resolution imaging helps anticipate, assess, and mitigate disasters.
Learn how Planet worked with the Moore Foundation, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District, and UC Berkeley to build an automated system that rapidly gathers timely, high-resolution satellite imagery to inform decision-making for first responders to wildfires.
Fast, reliable, high-resolution data help monitor infrastructure development and growth across regions.
Learn about Planet and Kayrros’ solution to safely monitor large pipelines and power transmission lines.
Pan video up to 120 seconds
3D models and DEM construction for volumetric analysis
Point and strip up to 500 sq km
How to task a satellite
With Planet’s automated cloud-based Tasking Dashboard, the satellite intelligence you need is just five simple steps away.
Access the data you need, when you need it. The easy-to-use Tasking interface is accessible from anywhere, and allows you to autonomously submit, modify, and cancel satellite imagery requests online. The process is automated, and provides you with near real-time updates from order to fulfillment. When the order is completed, the assets are delivered directly to you through Planet’s powerful, cloud-based infrastructure.
Enter the name of your order
Define the Product
Select whether to schedule a single or reoccurring order
Define Tasking Parameters
Change the default setting to suit your requirements
Copy and paste the location’s geoJSON
Review and Confirm
Review order summary and confirm order
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Taking advantage of the high cadence of PlanetScope and the high resolution of SkySat, these researchers have utilized Planet imagery to understand dynamic processes on Earth.
October 27, 2020
New research combining Planet’s high cadence satellite imagery and other innovative technologies has successfully…