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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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Planet Labs Adds Three Executives to Its Growing Team

We’re growing! Planet Labs is excited to welcome three new members to our executive team: David Oppenheimer, Chief Financial Officer; Andy Wild, Chief Revenue Officer; and Karthik Govindhasamy, SVP Spacecraft Engineering. All three are key additions for us as we expand our satellite constellation and imagery dataset, sign more customer contracts, and […]

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tech

Getting Local

A key part of being successful on a global scale is to build products that can be localized for a diverse set of users. We have been hard at work making our web applications accessible to an international audience, and we now have a complete Chinese translation for our Scenes Explorer and […]

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GeoJSON support! Defining areas of interest with your own data.

Many of our users already have their own vector data to define areas of interest. You can now upload GeoJSON files—a lightweight format for representing geographical features—up to 1 MB in size, via Planet’s APIs and Web Applications.

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Four new mosaics for California

We are excited to release four California mosaics on the Planet Platform Beta, composited fully from our recently released Open California dataset. This means the mosaics themselves are also available under the CC-BY-SA 4.0 license.

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Planet's "best-pixel mosaicking" process

One of our main goals at Planet Labs is to make our imagery easily accessible. This means providing not just the raw images from our satellites, but creating ‘mosaics’ — large overviews of area from many satellites. Building imagery mosaics with the traditional approach involves a lot of human input, and they […]

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