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How Fathom Leverages Frequent Satellite Imagery for Dynamic Flood Maps

Flooding is the most common and costliest natural disaster in the United States causing billions of dollars in damages annually. The March 2019 floods across 14 states in the Midwest are a sobering reminder. Torrential rain and overflowing rivers swept…...


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Launching Planet Pantry: A Delivery Service of Intergalactic Proportions

Like the rest of the world, we at Planet recently watched as SpaceX ushered in the future of human space flight with the successful automated docking of the Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS). This got us…

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News

Stanford Students Can Now Harness The Power of Planet’s Satellite Data

Planet has partnered with Stanford University, providing students with subscription access to Planet’s data and satellite imagery. Stanford will now be able to use Planet’s Dove and RapidEye imagery for non-commercial research and classroom activities across a variety of disciplines.…

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Technology

Clear for Analysis with Planet’s New Usable Data Masks

For the wealth of information optical satellite imagery contains, there will always remain a stubborn share of pixels that aren’t super helpful for analysis. Clouds (which cover around two-thirds of the Earth on any given day), shadows cast from clouds,…

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How Satellites Are Driving Transparency in the Oil Market

The oil market fluctuates constantly, and this usually has to do with technological, political, or economic issues. But often, the constant oscillation in price comes from a serious lack of transparency in the petroleum industry—a problem that many claim is in desperate need of a remedy. Some companies don’t always reveal the […]

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news

Planet Signs Multi-Million Dollar Agreement with NASA

Founded by three former NASA scientists, Planet is delighted to announce we’ve signed a multi-million dollar agreement with the space agency to provide earth observation data for the identification and tracking of the Essential Climate Variables. Through this agreement, NASA will provide Planet data to more than 35 NASA ongoing research projects […]

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insights

Navigating Unchartered Territory

Automating road detections in the Permian Basin.

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news

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Extends Contract With Planet

We’re pleased to announce that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has exercised their option to extend our 2018 contract and renew for an additional six months and $5.9 million. Through this contract, Planet will continue to bring unique value to NGA by providing subscription access to daily imagery over select areas to […]

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tech

Introducing Planet Launch Programs

Today, we’re excited to announce Planet Launch Programs, a new offering that will help our customers get more value out of Planet’s data and drive more return on their investment. Planet’s three complementary constellations generate a dataset of unprecedented scale that helps our customers gain insights and ultimately make better decisions. We […]

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