Fifty-five years ago – on June 16 – Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman and first civilian to travel to space. A 26-year-old textile worker from a small town outside Moscow, Tereshkova broke down barriers for future generations of women…...
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One of Planet’s key tenets of diversity and inclusion is the idea of “leading from the top.” In practice, that means our executive leadership and Board of Directors leverages expertise from a variety of perspectives. When it came to adding…CONTINUE READING
Coral reefs are among the most important, most diverse, and most beautiful ecosystems on the planet – and, in an age of climate change, they are in a period of unprecedented crisis. Warming seas are causing bleaching events on a…CONTINUE READING
Over the past few years, diversity and inclusion in the workplace has moved from niche, issues-oriented topics to mainstream discourse. As someone who has worked in the space, it is a welcome change. But as with anything that generates buzz, the hard work begins when companies translate value statements into concrete action. […]CONTINUE READING
It’s hard to believe it’s been one year since Planet and Google completed a strategic partnership to acquire Terra Bella, making Google a Planet customer and investor. In that time, the Terra Bella and Planet teams have become a cohesive unit, with a shared mission and vision for the future. The strength […]CONTINUE READING
Both the private and public sectors are heavily investing in ways to transform geospatial data into analytic insights for the commercial and government sectors. Planet is a part of this effort, and is happy to announce it has signed a five-year cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency […]CONTINUE READING
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, in part through the efforts of the Santa Barbara community, we celebrated […]CONTINUE READING