Flooding is the most common and costliest natural disaster in the United States causing billions of dollars in damages annually. The March 2019 floods across 14 states in the Midwest are a sobering reminder. Torrential rain and overflowing rivers swept…...
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Like the rest of the world, we at Planet recently watched as SpaceX ushered in the future of human space flight with the successful automated docking of the Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS). This got us…CONTINUE READING
Planet has partnered with Stanford University, providing students with subscription access to Planet’s data and satellite imagery. Stanford will now be able to use Planet’s Dove and RapidEye imagery for non-commercial research and classroom activities across a variety of disciplines.…CONTINUE READING
For the wealth of information optical satellite imagery contains, there will always remain a stubborn share of pixels that aren’t super helpful for analysis. Clouds (which cover around two-thirds of the Earth on any given day), shadows cast from clouds,…CONTINUE READING
The oil market fluctuates constantly, and this usually has to do with technological, political, or economic issues. But often, the constant oscillation in price comes from a serious lack of transparency in the petroleum industry—a problem that many claim is in desperate need of a remedy. Some companies don’t always reveal the […]CONTINUE READING
Founded by three former NASA scientists, Planet is delighted to announce we’ve signed a multi-million dollar agreement with the space agency to provide earth observation data for the identification and tracking of the Essential Climate Variables. Through this agreement, NASA will provide Planet data to more than 35 NASA ongoing research projects […]CONTINUE READING
We’re pleased to announce that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has exercised their option to extend our 2018 contract and renew for an additional six months and $5.9 million. Through this contract, Planet will continue to bring unique value to NGA by providing subscription access to daily imagery over select areas to […]CONTINUE READING
Today, we’re excited to announce Planet Launch Programs, a new offering that will help our customers get more value out of Planet’s data and drive more return on their investment. Planet’s three complementary constellations generate a dataset of unprecedented scale that helps our customers gain insights and ultimately make better decisions. We […]CONTINUE READING