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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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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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Planet Signs Landmark Deal with National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

I’m pleased to announce that Planet has just signed a landmark agreement with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the US government’s source of geospatial intelligence. This milestone is a humbling moment for us at Planet. Since launching our first satellite three years ago, our team has worked tirelessly towards our goal to image […]

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Planet Joins the White House to Discuss the Space Renaissance

Understanding the cosmos, becoming a multi-planetary species, and increasing sustainable living here on Earth. These are all huge challenges with potential global impacts that have inspired generations of entrepreneurs, scientists, researchers, and builders to join the space community. Today, I joined many in the space community, as well as President Obama, in […]

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PRE-STORM IMAGERY OF HAITI AVAILABLE FOR HURRICANE MATTHEW RESPONSE

Hurricane Matthew severely impacted the southern coast of Haiti on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. This is the worst storm Haiti has experienced in many years, and the damage to homes, crops, livestock and transportation is expected to be extensive.   The International Charter for Space and Major Disasters has been activated for […]

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Financing Smallholder Farms with FarmDrive

It’s an exciting day at Planet—I’m pleased to announce that Planet has struck a deal with the innovative fintech company, FarmDrive. Based in Kenya, FarmDrive parses data from a variety of sources to provide financial services to a traditionally underserved market: smallholder farmers. Specifically, FarmDrive applies data analytics and machine learning technologies […]

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Final 8 Flock 2e’ Doves Deploy from ISS

It’s a busy week for Planet Mission Control—the final eight Flock 2e’ Doves have deployed into orbit from the International Space Station. These Doves originally launched to the Space Station aboard an Atlas V back in March, 2016 and are eager to stretch their wings. Nanoracks sent us these shots of the […]

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