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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 Partners With Canadian Remote Sensing Giant, C-CORE

We’ve struck a multi-year agreement with C-CORE, the research and development company that’s home to Canada’s highest concentration of remote sensing expertise. C-CORE’s team uses existing Earth observation technology to monitor things like mine and well sites, pipelines, ice environments, intrusion and integrity monitoring of infrastructure, and climate change impacts. We aim […]

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Landsat 8 Data is Available on Amazon Web Services! How This Helps Us…

Landsat is history’s longest-running Earth imaging project. Its enormous data set cements it as an industry standard. We’ve used Landsat data in comparison with our imagery to demonstrate the pace of change on the Earth’s surface. It also informs our image rectification process, helping us create accurate and timely mosaics. Left: a […]

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Joining the Challenge: Planet Labs Partners with the Rockefeller Foundation

From the start, we’ve been excited by the potential humanitarian applications of our Earth imaging data. Our lofty ambitions are now real and concrete; we’re humbled to announce our partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation to make global change visible, accessible and actionable for those who need it most. Our Earth imaging data […]

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LA to Vegas in 52 Seconds

Interstate 15 hosts over one million road trips from Los Angeles to Las Vegas every month. Rising over mountains and stretching across broad, open deserts, “the fifteen” brings weekend travelers from the bustling commercial hub of Southern California’s west coast to the ever-popular inland entertainment destination. In light traffic, the drive takes […]

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The Deployment We've Been Waiting For

image courtesy of NASA This week, twelve of our Doves were deployed from the Kibo Experimental Module of the ISS. Ten of our Flock 1b Doves and two Flock 1d’ Doves are now traveling at 8km per second 400km above Earth. An astronaut from ISS Mission 42 captured stunning, hi-res photos of […]

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