Posts By
Trevor Hammond

Curious Planeteer working to make the Earth's changes visible, accessible and actionable.

Planet Eyes Trade at China—North Korea Border


Planet’s constellation of 50-plus satellites has imaged one border crossing between China and North Korea nearly 20 times in the last six months. Collectively, this deep stack of images provides valuable evidence to analysts interested in the state of trade between the two countries. In our latest Planet Stories article, nonproliferation and […]

Space Goes Local: Satellites Can Power Smart Government


Landscapes are changing. Cites are growing. Research from the United Nations shows that in 2008, for the first time, half of the world’s population was living in an urban environment – the other half remaining in rural areas. By the year 2050, 70 percent of the world population will live in a […]

Drones or Satellites: The Ultimate Precision Agriculture Choice


We’re keeping the great stories flowing on our Medium publication: Planet Stories. In our latest post, we worked with our precision agriculture customer FarmLogs and their recent report – “Six Reasons Satellite Imagery Trumps Drone Imagery in Agriculture” – to examine the role and impact of satellite imagery and aerial drones in […]

Understand our Planet, #LoveEarth


Astronauts often talk about the “Overview Effect”— a realization that we’re all living together on a small, fragile “pale blue dot”. At Planet we look at imagery from space everyday. It’s hard not to experience this effect as we watch mines deepen, cities flourish, and rivers change course from above. That’s why […]