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On Earth Day, More Eyes on Our Planet

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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PLANET PULSE

Monitoring the pulse of our planet with daily news and imagery, stories, and tech updates.

Stories

We’ve Miniaturized. Now It’s Time to Mega-size.

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…

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News

Planet Grows Sales and Marketing Leadership

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…

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Technology

Announcing Planet’s Developer Center

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…

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Compare and Timelapse Tools in Planet Explorer Let Anyone Create Stories of Change

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 […]

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insights

The Making of an Oil Boom

The Permian Basin is arguably the epicenter of what many are calling the next US oil boom. In this Insight, Planet detects new oil development in the Midland-Odessa region via an algorithm processing high-resolution, high-cadence satellite data.

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Farming Smarter with Daily Data

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 […]

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DowDuPont’s Granular Taps Planet for Multi-Year Deal for Agriculture

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 […]

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tech

Call For Submissions: Planet Daily Change Challenge, Copernicus Masters

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 […]

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