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3 Launches, 31 Days - Soyuz up next!

On the heels of two successful launches, we’re wrapping up 2018 with another launch of 12 Dove satellites, our Flock 3k, on a Soyuz rocket. The launch is currently scheduled for December 27, 2018 from Vostochny Cosmodrome and the Doves…...


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Planet and Google Partner for Machine Learning Meets Space Panel

Last week, we partnered with Google to bring together technology experts to explore the next wave of insights and applications being built upon geospatial datasets. Moderator Marshall Burke lead the conversation joined by Fei Xue, Machine Learning Specialist at Google;…

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News

Flock 3s and 2 SkySats successfully Launch on Falcon 9 SSO-A

Two SkySat satellites and three latest-generation Dove satellites (Flock 3s) were successfully launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on December 3rd. Planet was the lead payload on Spaceflight’s SSO-A launch, otherwise known as the…

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Technology

Top Takeaways from the Satellite Interoperability Workshop

About a month ago, more than 100 leaders from the geospatial industry, government, and NGOs gathered at the USGS Menlo Park campus to discuss one of the biggest questions facing the Earth observation field: is the data from different satellites…

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NASA Enters Into Blanket Purchase Agreement with Planet

As a former scientist at NASA, it gives me great pleasure to share that Planet has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with NASA’s Earth Science Division. This represents the first time NASA has engaged with commercial small-satellite constellation operators to purchase their data for scientific evaluation. The agreement establishes a […]

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Planet Awarded New Contract with National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Today, Planet is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a new $5.9 million contract with the US government’s National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency for a six-month base period, with an option to extend an additional six months. Planet has been a provider of data and services to NGA since 2016 as part […]

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Planet Names Top Three Finalists of the Planet Daily Change Challenge, part of Copernicus Masters

Following a multi-phase evaluation this past summer, Planet is pleased to announce the top three finalists of the Planet Daily Change Challenge, a challenge of the Copernicus Masters competition that awards prizes to developers who leverage Earth observation data to solve important problems for business and society. The three finalists and their […]

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stories

The Top Global Trends Driving the Fourth Agricultural Revolution

Co-written with Deepthi Shankar Technological innovations are beginning to transform every link in the food chain, from seed to fork. In developed countries, digital technologies and analytics are making farm operations more insight-driven and efficient. Here are the five global trends catalyzing digital transformation in agriculture. Rising population and resulting increase in […]

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State of California and Planet Announce Groundbreaking Initiative to Support Action on Climate Change

Today, Planet is excited to announce a groundbreaking partnership with the State of California to develop Earth observation satellites to help climate action. The news was announced by California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. onstage during the closing remarks of the Global Climate Action Summit, and follow his remarks at the American […]

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