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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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SAINS to Map Southeast Asia With Planet Labs Data

As I’ve browsed the Planet Labs imagery pipeline over the last year, many of the most striking images I’ve found were of Southeast Asia. It’s truly awe-inspiring to get a glimpse of the region’s natural beauty— and its dynamic urban growth— from Low Earth Orbit. Here at Planet Labs, I lead our […]

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Meet FARM Limited, Our First Customer in Africa

It’s a big day for me. I’m excited and proud to introduce FARM Limited, my first deal as a new member of the Planet Labs sales team—and Planet’s first Africa-based customer. FARM aims to boost sustainability and profitability in agriculture by identifying the inherent risks along the agricultural value chain; and managing […]

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101st Dove Satellite Reaches Space

Today, at 4:50 a.m. Pacific Time, team Planet gathered for pancakes to watch Japan’s H-IIB rocket launch the HTV-5 “White Stork” cargo vehicle. The White Stork will deliver fourteen Dove spacecraft to the International Space Station before astronauts release them into Low Earth Orbit. The launch was successful and marks the 101st […]

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Planet and GPC Group Team Up to Map the UAE

I’m thrilled to announce our first customer in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region: the Geographic Planning Collaborative (GPC). The GPC Group’s MENA operations are based in Abu Dhabi, and they will distribute Planet Labs data to their many government, environmental, and commercial customers throughout the region. As our first […]

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tech

A New Scenes Explorer

Today we’re excited to share a redesigned Scenes Explorer with you. We’ve heard your feedback (keep it coming!), and found that we had a core pieces of the app to rethink. New Workflow We now require that you start your search with a geographic region. Once you specify a polygon or point, […]

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