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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 and Woolpert Partner to Revolutionize Geospatial Solutions and Services

The Mississippi River & New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Woolpert, a pioneer in aerial photography and geospatial services, is partnering with us in a multi-year commercial agreement to develop new offerings that leverage Planet Labs’ frequently refreshed, global satellite imagery. As an early partner, Woolpert will be one of the first of a […]

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Keeping Space Clean: Responsible satellite fleet operations

I am the Director of Spacecraft Missions here at Planet and, along with our CEO Will Marshall, I previously worked at NASA analyzing the risk of space debris and developing mitigation strategies. We are acutely aware of the threat that debris poses to future satellite operations. We care deeply about it and […]

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Building the Humanitarian Stack

In a crisis, actionable information is the most valuable resource — and often, the scarcest. The ‘fog’ that follows an earthquake or a typhoon, or that is intentionally imposed by parties to a civil conflict, can greatly hamper humanitarian response. Now, new tools and technologies promise to lift that fog, and make […]

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Deployment of Flock 1b Commences

On August 19 the first 2 satellites from Flock 1b were successfully deployed from the International Space Station (ISS). This event kicked off the deployment campaign for the full constellation of 28 satellites. How did these satellites get there and what happens in between launch and deployment? We’ll take you through the steps in this […]

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Free Light: Planet Gallery Images Now Licensed as Creative Commons

A little over a week ago, we launched an early look at some of the imagery that our Dove satellites are streaming down to Earth every day. Since then, we’ve been adding images that showcase our mission to continually image the whole world. From drought to fire, and excavation to development, we […]

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