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Planet and Farmers Edge Redefine Precision Ag with Landmark Agriculture Deal

For years, Farmers Edge has been a valued customer and partner, distributing RapidEye and PlanetScope imagery through their precision ag software suite. Today, we’re proud to announce that we’ve strengthened our ties to Farmers Edge, entering into a strategic distribution…...


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PLANET PULSE

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

Stories

Slingshot Aerospace Maps Flooded Areas following Hurricane Harvey

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Houston earlier this month, Slingshot Aerospace, a Planet Application Developer Program partner, leapt into action. Working with Team Rubicon and the BAE Systems Geospatial eXploitation Products™ (GXP®), Slingshot was able to use its flood…

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News

Northern California Wildfire Satellite Data Available For Access

A state of emergency for Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Butte and Yuba counties has been declared as more than a dozen wildfires rage across Northern California. In response, we are making our satellite data available to everyone that needs it. …

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Technology

Q&A with Amy Truong—Engineering Leader

If you’re attending the Grace Hopper Conference this year, don’t miss two talks from Amy Truong, Planet’s Director of Software Engineering. Our software team has been one of the fastest growing teams at Planet this year; and Amy has overseen…

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All in the Family — Planet to Launch SkySats and Doves on Minotaur-C

UPDATE: this launch has been rescheduled. The new tentative launch date is Oct 31, 2017. – – – – – Planet will be launching 6 SkySats (SkySat 8-13) and 4 Doves (Flock 3m) on an Orbital-ATK Minotaur-C rocket from the SLC-576E launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base on October 17, 2017. […]

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Guten Tag, Intergeo 2017

Our second-largest office is in the heart of Berlin, and Intergeo 2017—one of Europe’s largest Geospatial events—is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from our front door. If you’re one of the 17,000+ people attending this year, be sure to visit Team Planet at Booth B3.030, where we’ll be showcasing […]

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tech

Adding Time to Mapping, Finally

All the way back in 2005, as our 6-person team was preparing to launch Google Maps, we were starting to look at what we would do after the product was launched. The roadmap I had started out with (in late 2002) was clear enough: start out with a high quality interactive 2D […]

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Hi-Res SkySat Imagery Now Available

Since our acquisition of Terra Bella, and the SkySat constellation of seven satellites, we’ve been focused on making this high-resolution data accessible and available via our cloud-based data infrastructure. After four months of heavy lifting from our spacecraft, data pipeline and product teams, we’re pleased to announce that sub one-meter, high-resolution imagery […]

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Offsetting Planet’s Carbon Emissions—A How-To Guide

Planet’s gone carbon neutral. Enabling others to be better planetary stewards has been core to our mission here at Planet. Our data has a powerful effect on the decisions businesses, governments, and scientists make about our Planet. With that in mind we made the decision to examine our own company practices and […]

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