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Planet and Rocket Lab Create Mission Patch to Honor Women in Aerospace

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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Women in Silicon Valley Tech: An Interview with Heidi Roizen and Will Marshall

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…

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News

Planet, Paul G. Allen Philanthropies, & Leading Scientists Team Up to Map & Monitor World’s Corals in Unprecedented Detail

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…

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Technology

Planet’s Framework for Analysis Ready Data

Anyone who works closely with geospatial data knows that there is a great deal of labor involved in preparing the data before analysis begins. In fact, much of modern geoprocessing systems are set up to make the data ready for…

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stories

How Planet Makes Inclusion a Daily Practice

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. […]

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news

Planet Celebrates Anniversary of Terra Bella Deal with New Offerings

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 […]

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NGA and Planet Sign Five-Year Research Agreement on Analytics

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 […]

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insights

Frontier Oil Exploration in Libya

In a remote corner of the Libyan Desert, around 100 miles away from known reserves, Planet uncovers oil exploration.

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stories

On Earth Day, More Eyes on Our Planet

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 […]

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