Chin Lakes, Alberta Jun 06, 2015

Planet and FarmShots Team Up to Deliver Advanced Pasture Management Solution

Planet has again partnered with FarmShots to power a next-generation agriculture solution for Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC). LIC’s Satellite Pasture and Cover Evaluation (SPACE™) service uses daily satellite imagery from Planet and field analysis software from FarmShots to measure pastures.…...


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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

Planet Welcomes Shawna Wolverton as Chief Product Officer

I’m excited to welcome Shawna Wolverton to Planet as our Chief Product Officer! Shawna joins Planet from Salesforce where she most recently served as Senior Vice President of Product Management. Shawna was at Salesforce for 14 years, contributing to their…

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Technology

A Clear Look at the Earth’s Surface: Planet’s Surface Reflectance Beta

Planet brings down a lot of imagery. Every day over 160 Dove satellites downlink 340 million square kilometers of imagery - more than two times the total landmass of earth. With such a large number of individual satellites capturing so…

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Space: The New Frontier of Insurance Technology!

It’s no surprise that 2017 is on track to be one of the most expensive ever for insurance providers. According to various estimates, insured losses are expected between $70 billion to $100 billion. As a result, claims adjusters and underwriters must rely on timely access to empirical data to develop a current […]

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Planet to fly four Dove satellites on ISRO’s PSLV-C40

Planet is excited to announce that four Dove satellites – our Flock 3p’ – are scheduled to fly on ISRO’s PSLV-C40 in early January 2018. The primary payload for this mission is a Cartosat-2 Series satellite; Planet’s four satellites will ride as secondary payloads. This is the third time in the last […]

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Meet Dove Pioneer

Last month, the Planet team successfully integrated one of our Dove satellites into a Rocket Lab Maxwell deployer to be flown on the 2nd orbital flight (aka “Still Testing”) of Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle. The launch is currently scheduled for December of this year and the rocket will drop off the […]

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Mission 1 Complete!

At Planet, we’ve been pursuing Mission 1: to image the entire Earth’s landmass every day. I couldn’t be more excited to announce that we have achieved our founding mission. Six years ago, our team started in a garage in Cupertino. Mission 1 was the north star: we needed to build the satellites […]

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Planet Doubles Sub-1 Meter Imaging Capacity With Successful Launch Of 6 SkySats

Today, 6 SkySats (SkySat 8-13) and 4 Doves (Flock 3m) successfully launched on an Orbital-ATK Minotaur-C rocket destined for a Sun Synchronous, 500km orbit. Planet is happy to report that all 10 satellites were deployed successfully and that our Mission Control team has made contact with all satellites and begun the commissioning process. […]

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