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Planet Fusion Offers Solutions for the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

Originally created in 1962, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is a cornerstone of the European Union (EU) which consists of a system of subsidies designed to support the European agricultural sector. The CAP makes up 33% of the total EU…...


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Expanding Islands in the South Pacific

In early 2015, an underwater volcano in the South Pacific explosively erupted, forming a new island within the Polynesian nation of Tonga. Scientists initially thought that the island would vanish within a matter of months, which is often the case…

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44 SuperDove Satellites Successfully Launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket

Mission accomplished! On January 13, 2022, our Flock 4x, consisting of 44 SuperDove satellites, was successfully launched into orbit on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. These 44 satellites will join our existing fleet of roughly 200 satellites in orbit. We…

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Building a new world: infrastructure monitoring for a more sustainable future

As the world continues to recover from a historic pandemic, there is a growing awareness in government and industry that new, innovative solutions are needed to protect natural resources and create more effective policy for economic growth. Transparency and reliable…

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Planet to Launch 44 SuperDove Satellites on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket

Planet’s Flock 4x, consisting of 44 SuperDove satellites, is set to launch this Thursday, January 13th on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Transporter-3 SSO. This marks the first satellite launch under our new multi-year, multi-launch rideshare agreement with SpaceX.  With this launch, Planet will have more than 200 satellites in orbit. Flock 4x is […]

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And the winner of Copernicus Masters Planet’s Challenge is… NetCarbon!

NetCarbon is the winning startup of the Copernicus Masters competition Planet See Change, Change the World Challenge 2021 edition.  The international competition Copernicus Masters awards the best Earth observation startups and developers that are trying to solve the world’s problems – social, environmental and commercial. Planet was looking for superstar startups that […]

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Using Planet Satellite Data to Monitor Threats to Wildlife and Ecosystems

In remote regions of the world or those where political conflicts reduce access to protected areas, researchers and conservationists need solutions for monitoring activity that threatens wildlife and ecosystems.  Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS), an international conservation organization founded in 1858 focuses on maintaining biodiversity and conserving wildlife and ecosystems in protected areas […]

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Leading-Edge Science Using Planet Data Presented at AGU 2021

It’s that time of year again: Nearly 30,000 geoscientists from around the world gather every December for the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, the largest of its kind. Planet is always excited to see what innovative science applications researchers have discovered using our data! This year, 70 abstracts were submitted from […]

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Monitoring Coastal Habitats That Support Local Communities and Diverse Ecosystems

Coastal marshes and wetlands are key to supporting the health and productivity of the surrounding communities and their marine habitats. Strong aquatic ecosystems support local fishing industries and improve water quality for safe recreation. They also serve as “blue carbon” sinks and promote coastal resilience against flooding and erosion. But as climate […]

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