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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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A Warm Backup in a Cool Place

From our founding, Planet Labs has been designed to be a resilient company. Our entire approach to agile aerospace, from the engineering of our satellites to the diversity of our launch partners, helps ensure high reliability and redundancy of our products and services. Our latest step has been an exciting new partnership […]

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Planet Labs Strikes Agreement with Wilbur-Ellis to Enhance AgVerdict® Data Tool

Fields from Pinal County, Arizona, captured by Planet Labs in August, 2014 We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Wilbur-Ellis to incorporate Planet’s high frequency, wide-area imagery into their AgVerdict data platform. Growers across the United States use AgVerdict to monitor crop performance, map farmland, maintain records and store data long-term. […]

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Planet Labs Raises Series C Funding, Primed for Growth

Big news from our brand new SoMa headquarters: I’m pleased to announce a first closing of a planned $70 million Series C round led by Data Collective. This financing includes a debt facility of $25 million from Western Technology Investment, bringing the total financing to $95 million. I’ve gotten to know Matt […]

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A Look Back: Planet's Progress in 2014

2015 is shaping up to be a transformative twelve months for us here at Planet Labs. We just announced our first Series C close; our flock of Doves is primed to double in size; and we moved into our new SOMA HQ. Before we look too far ahead, let’s take a breather […]

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Two More Doves in Space

Exciting times here at Planet Labs! Today at 1:47 a.m. PST, SpaceX launched 2 Dove satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40. The Doves, along with 5,000 pounds of supplies, are on the way to the International Space Station (ISS). A few weeks […]

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