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Self-guided learning opportunities for Black History Month, February 2023

Planet is  proud to celebrate Black History Month, as a time to listen, learn, and reflect on Black culture. Black @ Planet and employee experience teams have identified a number of self-guided learning opportunities to engage in throughout the month…...


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

Stories

At GeoSmart India 2022, Innovation and Integration are Seen as Essential to Growth

Unpack GeoSmart India 2022’s theme – #geospatialbydefault: empowering billions – and you’ll discover two things.  One, the promise of geospatial and earth observation systems is enormous, and growing all the time. New technologies for satellite image resolution, sensing, data collection,…

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News

Planet Accelerates Deployment of Forest Carbon Monitoring System

By: Robbie Schingler and Tara O'Shea Planet’s founding mission is to use space to help life on Earth, and we’re excited to advance that goal by announcing our acquisition of Salo Sciences! Salo is a climate technology company that builds…

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Technology

Introducing Planetary Variables: Soil Water Content, Land Surface Temperature, and Vegetation Biomass

Near the end of last year, Planet acquired VanderSat, the company Richard de Jeu founded in 2015, and which I have been a part of from the very beginning. The company started with the aim of simplifying highly advanced satellite…

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Using Space to Help Feed the Hungry

A new partnership between Planet and NASA Harvest will make breakthrough food security solution widely available When NASA Harvest researchers started analyzing fields from above on either side of the frontlines in Russia and Ukraine, they saw more than artillery pockmarked-fields with budding rows of sunflowers. They saw a looming food security […]

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The Second Annual Planet Purpose Awards

Planet is thrilled to share our second-annual customer and partner awards! The Planet Purpose Awards recognize and celebrate companies that are leading the way in the respective categories that align to Planet’s core values. The five award categories are: Do Good. Recognizes those whose work helps bring transparency to our changing world […]

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Education and Research Program Enhances Global Accessibility and User Capabilities

From economists to ecologists, our Education and Research Program enables researchers from around the globe to dive into Planet’s datasets and explore a world of near limitless research insights. And starting today, we are transforming the program to offer greater global accessibility and enhanced user capabilities! Through a new tiered pricing system, […]

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36 Planet SuperDoves Successfully Launch on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket

Today we successfully launched 36 SuperDove satellites, our Flock 4y, to space aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket! Our team has established contact with all 36 SuperDoves and has kicked off our automated commissioning process. This marks Planet’s 32nd successful launch, totaling over 500 satellites launched since our founding.  These satellites were […]

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Planet to Launch 36 SuperDove Satellites with SpaceX

We are excited to share that we plan to launch 36 of our SuperDove satellites, Flock 4y, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket no earlier than January 3, 2023 at 9:56 a.m. ET (14:56 UTC). Flock 4y is planned to launch on SpaceX’s Transporter-6 mission from Space Launch Complex 40 in Cape […]

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