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Planet and Rocket Lab Create Mission Patch to Honor Women in Aerospace

Fifty-five years ago – on June 16 – Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman and first civilian to travel to space. A 26-year-old textile worker from a small town outside Moscow, Tereshkova broke down barriers for future generations of women…...


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Women in Silicon Valley Tech: An Interview with Heidi Roizen and Will Marshall

One of Planet’s key tenets of diversity and inclusion is the idea of “leading from the top.” In practice, that means our executive leadership and Board of Directors leverages expertise from a variety of perspectives. When it came to adding…

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News

Planet, Paul G. Allen Philanthropies, & Leading Scientists Team Up to Map & Monitor World’s Corals in Unprecedented Detail

Coral reefs are among the most important, most diverse, and most beautiful ecosystems on the planet – and, in an age of climate change, they are in a period of unprecedented crisis. Warming seas are causing bleaching events on a…

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Technology

Planet’s Framework for Analysis Ready Data

Anyone who works closely with geospatial data knows that there is a great deal of labor involved in preparing the data before analysis begins. In fact, much of modern geoprocessing systems are set up to make the data ready for…

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Planet Grows Sales and Marketing Leadership

Exciting things are afoot at Planet as we dive into the second quarter of 2018. One big development is the arrival of two executives who will help Planet continue to grow as a business. Today, we’re happy to welcome Keith Barber as VP of Federal Strategic Partnerships and Hilary Salazar as VP […]

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Compare and Timelapse Tools in Planet Explorer Let Anyone Create Stories of Change

As part of my TED talk today, I showed an exciting new tool called Planet Stories. Planet has around 500 images for every given location on Earth’s landmass – a massive dataset documenting immense change. Planet Stories allows anyone to browse, compare, and share this imagery. There are two key new tools: Compare […]

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tech

Announcing Planet’s Developer Center

Today we’re excited to launch Planet’s Developer Center, a hub where technologists can learn how to use satellite imagery and analytic tools to uncover new insights about our changing planet. Whether you’re a developer, an imagery analyst, a researcher, a customer, a partner, or just a curious person interested in a dynamic […]

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insights

The Making of an Oil Boom

The Permian Basin is arguably the epicenter of what many are calling the next US oil boom. In this Insight, Planet detects new oil development in the Midland-Odessa region via an algorithm processing high-resolution, high-cadence satellite data.

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stories

We’ve Miniaturized. Now It’s Time to Mega-size.

Last fall, Planet completed Mission 1: imaging the Earth’s entire landmass every single day. It was a landmark achievement and a first in the history of humanity. But the big question on everyone’s minds since has been, Now what? We’ve kept intentionally quiet over the past few months, but today, we’re ready […]

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