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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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Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

At Planet Labs, our “Mission 1” is to image the whole Earth, every day and make global change visible, accessible, and actionable. To do that, we’re developing a breakthrough technology platform: a large constellation of small, Earth-observing satellites, ground stations and related software and services that will, in the years to come, […]

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New Lab: Coverage Tool

It’s often useful to have a broad view of the coverage of Planet Labs data, even when not looking for a specific scene to download. For this use case of showcasing Planet Labs’ data coverage, we’re excited to share a new lab — the Coverage Tool.

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New Scene Email Notifications

Building off of our existing saved workspaces feature, we’re excited to now also offer daily e-mail notifications of new data being published to your workspaces. When we publish new scenes that match the criteria defined by your workspace—including acquisition time, geography, and image quality—you’ll get an e-mail letting you know, with the […]

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Planet Welcomes Ann Mather to Board of Directors

Today the Planet team gets stronger. I am delighted to announce that Ann Mather has joined Planet’s board as our first Independent Board Director. Ann brings to Planet a wealth of experience and knowledge from decades spent with some of the world’s most dynamic companies. She currently serves on the boards of Google, […]

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Mapping Water Scarcity with MetaMeta

In the attic of MetaMeta’s Netherlands office, the ceiling presses down on Frank van Steenbergen’s tall frame. “I wish I’d started MetaMeta ten years earlier,” he says, letting a broad smile settle onto his face. Frank, who bounces between Addis Ababa, Pakistan, Nairobi and the Netherlands on a monthly basis, almost never […]

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