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Mission 1 Complete!

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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 […]

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

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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. […]

Planet and Farmers Edge Redefine Precision Ag with Landmark Agriculture Deal

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For years, Farmers Edge has been a valued customer and partner, distributing RapidEye and PlanetScope imagery through their precision ag software suite. Today, we’re proud to announce that we’ve strengthened our ties to Farmers Edge, entering into a strategic distribution deal with the leading agricultural insights provider.    Planet and Farmers Edge, […]

Northern California Wildfire Satellite Data Available For Access

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A state of emergency for Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Butte and Yuba counties has been declared as more than a dozen wildfires rage across Northern California. In response, we are making our satellite data available to everyone that needs it.  High resolution SkySat imagery shows wildfires sweeping through the hills northeast of […]

Hi-Res SkySat Imagery Now Available

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Since our acquisition of Terra Bella, and the SkySat constellation of seven satellites, we’ve been focused on making this high-resolution data accessible and available via our cloud-based data infrastructure. After four months of heavy lifting from our spacecraft, data pipeline and product teams, we’re pleased to announce that sub one-meter, high-resolution imagery […]

Irma and Harvey Satellite Data Available for Access

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Two hurricanes—Harvey and Irma—have made landfall in the southern United States in succession. In response, we’re working hard to make our satellite data available to everyone that needs it. Flooding in western Houston, captured on August 31, 2017 Right now customers, volunteers, humanitarian organizations, and other coordinating bodies, can access and download […]

Watch Our Spanish Language Precision Ag Webinar

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Planet’s built the largest constellation of satellites in history along with a data processing pipeline and online platform that lets you manage and analyze that imagery at scale. We’ve seen a growing number of cutting-edge precision agriculture companies around the world incorporate our high-frequency satellite imagery into their own products and platforms. We’re […]