In 1969, a well blew out off the coast of Santa Barbara, California. Miles of beaches, filled with animal and human life covered in oily sludge, captivated public interest and galvanized the local community to take action. One year later,…...
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Last fall, Planet completed Mission 1: imaging the Earth’s entire landmass every single day. It was a landmark achievement and a first in the history of humanity. But the big question on everyone’s minds since has been, Now what? We’ve…CONTINUE READING
Exciting things are afoot at Planet as we dive into the second quarter of 2018. One big development is the arrival of two executives who will help Planet continue to grow as a business. Today, we’re happy to welcome Keith…CONTINUE READING
Today we’re excited to launch Planet’s Developer Center, a hub where technologists can learn how to use satellite imagery and analytic tools to uncover new insights about our changing planet. Whether you’re a developer, an imagery analyst, a researcher, a…CONTINUE READING
As part of my TED talk today, I showed an exciting new tool called Planet Stories. Planet has around 500 images for every given location on Earth’s landmass – a massive dataset documenting immense change. Planet Stories allows anyone to browse, compare, and share this imagery. There are two key new tools: Compare […]CONTINUE READING
Today, access to reliable data is essential to sustainable, efficient, and productive agriculture. Our newest eBook, Precision Ag Insights from Frequent Imaging (available in Spanish here) details how modern agriculture has been transformed by the onset of new data sources and the ways frequent global imaging is powering smarter farming practices from […]CONTINUE READING
The largest agricultural companies are tapping into big data and machine learning to help farmers become more efficient and profitable in the years ahead. At the forefront of this trend, Corteva Agriscience,™ Agriculture Division of DowDuPont,™ through its software business Granular, selected Planet for a multi-million dollar, three-year deal that offers farmers […]CONTINUE READING
Developers can now pre-register for the Planet Daily Change Challenge, part of the 2018 Copernicus Masters. Launched in 2011 on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA), the Copernicus Masters is an international competition that awards prizes to developers who leverage Earth observation data to solve important commercial and social problems. Planet’s global high-cadence […]CONTINUE READING