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Elevate Your Business with the Powered By Planet Program

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Today we’re announcing our newest partner program, Powered By Planet, which allows partners to design scalable business applications and platforms powered by Planet data–elevating their business to the next level. With the program, organizations like technology companies and independent software vendors can drive value and innovation for the end users across various […]

Day 2 of Planet Explore Showcases Customers and Big Ideas

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The excitement continued throughout the second day of our annual user conference, Planet Explore 2020. There was no shortage of great content from Planet and our community of users, partners, and influencers. Here are a few highlights.  Planet co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Robbie Schingler, took the stage to discuss three major […]

The Jane Goodall Institute and Planet Partner to Monitor, Predict and Diminish Risks of Emerging Infectious Disease

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The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) and Planet today announced a new partnership to apply satellite data, field observations and advanced analytics to help model, understand, and reduce the risks of emerging “zoonotic” illnesses, which are spread between wildlife and humans. The collaboration is rooted in a One Health framework – described by the […]

Planet Announces Powerful New Products at Planet Explore 2020

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Today marked the start of our second annual conference and we were thrilled to virtually host almost 6,000 attendees from over 140 countries, representing 16 verticals and markets.  Planet CEO and co-founder Will Marshall kicked off the day by recapping highlights and announcements since last year’s conference, including beating our aggressive business […]

Introducing the Planet Explore 2020 Sustainability Summit

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The Planet Sustainability Summit will be convening on October 15th as part of the Explore 2020 conference. In a period of planetary crises and transformational change, the world needs to create pathways to more sustainable futures as never before. Meeting the challenge of climate change, reversing the loss of nature and fulfilling […]

Planet, KSAT and Airbus Awarded First-Ever Global Contract to Combat Deforestation

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Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment today awarded an international contract to Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), who, together with Planet and Airbus, will provide universal access to high-resolution satellite monitoring of the tropics in order to support efforts to stop deforestation and save the world’s tropical forests. Through this program, the coalition […]

Nine SuperDoves Scheduled for Flight on Rocket Lab’s Electron

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Planet’s next scheduled launch of Flock 4e’, a total of 9 SuperDoves on Rocket Lab’s Electron, is currently planned for the first half of October and will lift off from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 on the Māhia Peninsula in New Zealand. Emerging from the unfortunate launch accident of Flock 4e on […]

Flock 4v’s Captivating First Light Imagery

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Last week, 26 SuperDoves (Flock 4v) were launched on Arianespace’s VV16 SSMS-POC flight, joining Planet’s existing fleet of Doves and SuperDoves. Today, we’re thrilled to share the first light images from the new flock, and are happy to report that the satellites are all healthy and on their way to full commercial […]

Planet and Everbridge Partner to Use Satellite Imagery for Critical Event Management

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Planet is partnering with Everbridge, the global leader in Critical Event Management, to bring a powerful new data source to global security and operations teams. High-cadence satellite imagery can enhance situational awareness around critical events, and combined with Everbridge’s high-cadence alerts and critical event management capabilities, it becomes even more valuable. This […]

26 SuperDoves Hitch a Ride on Arianespace’s Vega Rocket

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On September 2nd, 2020 (September 3rd, 2020 UTC), the Vega rocket successfully lofted 26 SuperDoves, Flock 4v, on Arianespace’s VV16 SSMS-POC flight, along with several other small satellites. The first 14 SuperDoves were successfully deployed into an approximately 500 km Sun-synchronous orbit, and Planet’s mission operations team is already shepherding those satellites […]

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