Agile aerospace is a philosophy of spacecraft development that encourages rapid iteration, where the aim is to make small improvements to every spacecraft design instead of exhaustively trying to perfect each one on the first try. The goal of this…...
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At Planet, our motto is, “See change. Change the world,” and we certainly saw and heard some Earth-shaking conversations and talks at the Explore 19 conference today. In his opening keynote, Planet CEO Will Marshall made a series of exciting…CONTINUE READING
In the Product Vision Keynote session, Planet Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Robbie Schingler, alongside Planet product managers, picked up where the opening session left off and introduced even more exciting product announcements. Here’s the breakdown: Planet Monitoring To help…CONTINUE READING
This morning at our Explore 19 conference, Planet co-founder and CEO Will Marshall unveiled the latest product announcements that customers can look forward to in the next year. Planet Monitoring Will announced new capabilities for Next-Generation PlanetScope, our flagship monitoring…CONTINUE READING
Today we’re happy to announce the launch of Planet Orbit—Planet’s new partner program—which provides customers with a trusted partner ecosystem and unique data set. The program allows partners to gain access to geospatial data not otherwise available in the commercial market, create powerful solutions and differentiate their business. “Planet is positioned to […]CONTINUE READING
Today, Planet is launching Professional Services to help customers unlock the full potential of our products and tools. With Professional Services, customers will be able to more easily navigate our platform and APIs, build applications to optimize return on investment, and integrate imagery into their tech stack more efficiently. “Our goal at […]CONTINUE READING
It’s not surprising that agricultural technology, and in particular, precision agriculture are becoming crucial tools in a farmer’s arsenal. In order to boost productivity and profitability, farmer’s need to carefully manage where they invest their time and resources. New technologies are making this possible at a scale never before possible. During Zambia’s […]CONTINUE READING
“Satellites for Climate Action” Brings Together Government, Technology, Philanthropy, and Environmental Groups to Use Satellite Data to Advance Climate Protection Today, Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action; California Governor Gavin Newsom; and Planet, the San Francisco-based earth-imaging company, announced Satellites for Climate Action, a new initiative […]CONTINUE READING
The Problem Despite the widespread availability of mapping services, key layers of human infrastructure like roads and buildings are often missing or incomplete. And while open and proprietary data providers have rich layers with building shapes and road networks mapped in great detail for some major cities, this level of detail is […]CONTINUE READING