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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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News

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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stories

Capturing Renewable Energy Insights for Investors 

The energy market in the United States is rapidly changing, and we are seeing a growing number of projects in the renewable energy sector. In fact, reports have suggested that solar energy in the U.S. is on track to more than double in the next five years. However, across the country, energy […]

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stories

Early Warning Systems: Monitoring the Oder River with EOMAP

In August 2022, news around the world reported on a mysterious environmental catastrophe which impacted the Oder River in Germany and Poland. Thousands of dead fish were found washed up along the river’s banks. Puzzling scientists and government officials across Europe, this disaster caused analysts to launch robust investigations. Using Planet satellite […]

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stories

Crayons of the Seas: A Visual Exploration of Marine Biodiversity with Satellite Imagery

What do crayons, satellites, and marine biodiversity have in common? The Crayons of the Seas project by SKY Perfect JSAT, one of Asia’s largest satellite communication companies based in Japan. Crayons of the Seas is a science-meets-art collaboration that created one-of-a-kind hues of biodegradable crayons representing twelve colors of the ocean based […]

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NICFI Satellite Data Program Partners and Users Continue to Deliver Conservation & Climate Solutions and Impacts

Introduction It’s been an exciting few months for the NICFI Satellite Data Program, which provides comprehensive access to Planet’s high-resolution satellite monitoring to help reduce and reverse tropical forest loss. We are pleased that Norway’s International Climate & Forests Initiative has extended the program for a fourth year, until September 2024. Through […]

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tech

Agile Aerospace: Rapid Development of Earth Observation Tech for a Rapidly Changing World

Since Planet’s founding, we’ve successfully built and launched over 500 (!) satellites. We did this by pioneering a new approach to building and launching spacecraft, one that encourages rapid iteration. We call this approach agile aerospace and we’ve been refining this new way of building satellites at scale since 2012 when we […]

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