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Universal Access to Satellite Monitoring Paves the Way to Protect the World’s Tropical Forests

In September 2020, Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment awarded an international contract to Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), who, in partnership with Planet and Airbus, have since been providing universal access to high-resolution satellite monitoring of the tropics to support…...


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Self-guided learning opportunities for Women’s History Month, March 2021

We’ve identified a number of self-guided learning opportunities that we’ll be engaging in throughout the month in celebration of Women’s History Month. Join us:  Tuesday, March 2, 9, 15, 2021  Rebel Women: Female Pirates - the Royal Museum Greenwich will…

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News

Leveraging Planet Satellite Imagery to Improve Irrigation Intelligence

Water plays a critical role in sustainable agriculture production and food security worldwide. However, with the world population expected to grow to over 10 billion people by 2050, coupled with climate change, competition for water resources is rapidly increasing, having…

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Technology

Planet's Latest Batch of SuperDoves Deliver First Light

On January 24, 2021, SpaceX successfully delivered 48 Planet SuperDoves to orbit on their Transporter-1 flight. This record-breaking launch deployed 143 satellites into orbit — the most ever on a single mission. Once in orbit, our SuperDoves set out to…

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2020 Interns Forged New Foundations at Planet

We believe that in times of difficulty, new perspectives are more imperative than ever. That’s why despite the recent global uncertainty, we set a goal to not just support, but elevate, our internship program in 2020.  Our first-ever remote intern class excelled in their new and challenging remote work environment, and set solid […]

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stories

Belonging Spotlight: Clarence Davis

We are kickstarting a new blog series called “Belonging Spotlight.” Each volume we will feature various members of our Planet community. These will be valuable opportunities to get to know the person, the whole person, and to also understand what belonging really means at Planet…for them.  For our first volume, we will […]

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A Look Under the Hood: Planet’s Mission Ops Team

As we all know, 2020 was a disruptive, chaotic, and tumultuous year. Professionally though, it was a year that tested and demonstrated the capabilities and resiliency of Planet’s operations teams.  Like the entire company, mission operations’s transition to fully remote was abrupt. Within the span of two weeks, business continuity plans were […]

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news

How Amazon Conservation is Cracking Down on Illegal Mining with Planet Data

For the past two decades, Amazon Conservation has protected over 8.15 million acres of rainforest in Peru and Bolivia. The Amazon Conservation develops innovative research and solutions through science and technology at their living laboratories that have provided tools to government and forest users to protect their lands while empowering hundreds of […]

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Self-guided learning opportunities for Black History Month, February 2021

We’re proud to celebrate Black History Month at Planet as a time to listen, learn, and reflect on Black joy and culture. We’ve identified a number of self-guided learning opportunities that we’ll be engaging in throughout the month. Join us:  Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Historically Speaking: Four Hundred Souls – A Conversation […]

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