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Civil Government Expands Investment in High Frequency Satellite Imagery

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Effective governance requires good data. Local governments are spending billions to upgrade their technology infrastructure, ranging from smart cities initiatives to data migration to the cloud. At the same time, budgets are constrained and expenditures need to be justified by demonstrating clear value. Planet satellite imagery is proving to be a cost-effective […]

Planet Integrates Tools with Pioneering GIS Company Esri

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At the Esri User Conference, Planet CEO Will Marshall just announced Planet’s release of the ArcGIS Pro desktop plug-in for Esri, a GIS global market leader with a suite of tools often used by Planet customers. The plug-in, referred to as an “add-in” by Esri, will allow customers to easily access, view […]

Planet Signs Deal With European Energy Analytics Startup Kayrros

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Today, Planet announced a commercial agreement to provide European energy analytics startup Kayrros with access to subscription-based Earth observation imagery and data. Through this agreement, Kayrros will use Planet’s data to provide facility monitoring for energy traders in order to bring more transparency to their markets. The company will also utilize Planet’s […]

How Flood Mapping from Space Protects the Vulnerable and Can Save Lives

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In late 2017, in the town of Impfondo in the Republic of the Congo (RoC), five thousand people were victims of a major flood. Tragically, as is often the case in the world’s under-resourced communities, the Congolese government lacked sufficient resources to detect and monitor such an event, and a full three […]

National Reconnaissance Office Signs Contract with Planet Federal

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Planet Labs Federal Inc. (Planet Federal), a wholly owned subsidiary of Planet Labs Inc. (Planet) today announced that they have signed a contract with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), a member of the United States Intelligence Community and an agency of the United States Department of Defense. Planet established Planet Federal in […]

Check Out Planet’s Latest Innovations at the 2019 GEOINT Symposium

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Next week from June 2 to June 5, Planet will be in San Antonio, Texas at the annual GEOINT Symposium—the largest U.S. gathering of government, industry and academia that includes intelligence and homeland security communities, Fed/Civil, defense, and state and local geospatial intelligence stakeholders. In our booth on the show floor, Planet […]

Stanford Students Can Now Harness The Power of Planet’s Satellite Data

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Planet has partnered with Stanford University, providing students with subscription access to Planet’s data and satellite imagery. Stanford will now be able to use Planet’s Dove and RapidEye imagery for non-commercial research and classroom activities across a variety of disciplines. With Planet’s data and tools, the students can access a vast array […]

How Satellites Are Driving Transparency in the Oil Market

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The oil market fluctuates constantly, and this usually has to do with technological, political, or economic issues. But often, the constant oscillation in price comes from a serious lack of transparency in the petroleum industry—a problem that many claim is in desperate need of a remedy. Some companies don’t always reveal the […]

Planet Signs Multi-Million Dollar Agreement with NASA

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Founded by three former NASA scientists, Planet is delighted to announce we’ve signed a multi-million dollar agreement with the space agency to provide earth observation data for the identification and tracking of the Essential Climate Variables. Through this agreement, NASA will provide Planet data to more than 35 NASA ongoing research projects […]

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Extends Contract With Planet

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We’re pleased to announce that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has exercised their option to extend our 2018 contract and renew for an additional six months and $5.9 million. Through this contract, Planet will continue to bring unique value to NGA by providing subscription access to daily imagery over select areas to […]

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