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Kazakhstan Leverages Planet Data for Agriculture, Resource Management, and Disaster Response

Spanning over a vast expanse of 2.7 million square kilometers, Kazakhstan stands as the world's largest landlocked country–a colossal landmass characterized by its diverse geography, ranging from bustling urban centers, to sprawling steppes and rugged mountain ranges. For authorities tasked…...


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Ensuring Sustainable Urban Development and Protecting Biodiversity with the Government of New South Wales

Earlier this year, the Australian government of New South Wales (NSW) designated $100 million towards housing development and biodiversity protection. This allocation is set to enhance the existing programs run by the government of NSW, such the Cumberland Plain Conservation…

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Planet On The Road DC: Government Alignment, Artificial Intelligence Solutions, and International Collaboration

At Planet, we have a long history of working with the U.S. government, and this relationship lives at our roots. Over fourteen years ago, our founders all met while working at NASA where the idea of Planet ultimately came to…

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Technology

On-Demand Demos: Planet Integrations in Action

See how near-daily imagery and analysis-ready datasets from Planet work within your existing GIS platforms in our collection of on-demand demos. Our continuously growing catalog of short video demonstrations are a great resource for learning how to supercharge your analysis…

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Adding Time to Mapping, Finally

All the way back in 2005, as our 6-person team was preparing to launch Google Maps, we were starting to look at what we would do after the product was launched. The roadmap I had started out with (in late 2002) was clear enough: start out with a high quality interactive 2D […]

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Hi-Res SkySat Imagery Now Available

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 […]

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Offsetting Planet’s Carbon Emissions—A How-To Guide

Planet’s gone carbon neutral. Enabling others to be better planetary stewards has been core to our mission here at Planet. Our data has a powerful effect on the decisions businesses, governments, and scientists make about our Planet. With that in mind we made the decision to examine our own company practices and […]

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stories

In the Moon’s Shadow: Grand Teton National Park

Last month I had the privilege of watching the North American total solar eclipse with some current and former Planet employees from my family’s home in Payette Idaho; which happened to be right in the path of totality. Don’t worry, that telescope had a solar filter! Image: Chandler Abraham</font size= “-1”>While Planeteers […]

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We came, we saw, we took notes: Planet at FOSS4G 2017

Planeteers from our Mosaicking, API, and Product teams flew to Boston to attend FOSS4G 2017, splitting up to attend as many talks as we could. We teamed up afterward for a quick chat about what talks stuck with us.  Here are our highlights:     Markus Mueller and Michael Weisman: An Update on […]

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