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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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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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Towards daily imaging of Spaceship Earth

At Planet Labs, we’re on a mission to image the whole world, every day and provide universal access to it. We think the fresh and frequently updated, global imagery can help humanity to take better care of the planet and life upon it, as well as create myriad new commercial opportunities. Today […]

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Where There's Smoke…

This morning a wildfire started in southern California, and one of our satellites captured an image of the blaze just 10 minutes after it was reported. Thankfully, the Sabina forest fire is estimated to be fully contained by tomorrow morning. From the photo, you can see the fire’s size, the path it had […]

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28 Satellites Launching on Sunday: Tune in to launch and briefing!

Update: The launch has been delayed to Sunday, 7/13 at 9:52am Pacific / 12:52pm Eastern, and the article below has been updated to reflect this. This is an exciting weekend at Planet Labs! There are two events to watch out for, which will be live streamed on NASA TV in the video below: Friday, […]

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All 28 Flock 1 Satellites Deployed from the ISS

Today the final pair of our satellites was deployed from the International Space Station (ISS). All 28 that we launched in January have been ejected from the ISS over the course of this month, helping them to begin spreading out along the ISS’s orbit. One of the exciting benefits of launching off […]

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Towards Planetary Stewardship

If you could take a picture of the whole world every day, what could you see? It’s a simple question, with a fantastical, almost childlike premise. But let’s indulge. Undoubtedly, you would observe an immense amount of beauty — the byzantine fractals of the Grand Canyon; the zen stillness of the sun […]

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