In September 2020, Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment awarded an international contract to Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), who, in partnership with Planet and Airbus, have since been providing universal access to high-resolution satellite monitoring of the tropics to support…...
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We’ve identified a number of self-guided learning opportunities that we’ll be engaging in throughout the month in celebration of Women’s History Month. Join us: Tuesday, March 2, 9, 15, 2021 Rebel Women: Female Pirates - the Royal Museum Greenwich will…CONTINUE READING
Water plays a critical role in sustainable agriculture production and food security worldwide. However, with the world population expected to grow to over 10 billion people by 2050, coupled with climate change, competition for water resources is rapidly increasing, having…CONTINUE READING
On January 24, 2021, SpaceX successfully delivered 48 Planet SuperDoves to orbit on their Transporter-1 flight. This record-breaking launch deployed 143 satellites into orbit — the most ever on a single mission. Once in orbit, our SuperDoves set out to…CONTINUE READING
A Planet-led consortium, RapidAI4EO, has been awarded a competitive grant to advance state-of-the-art, continuous land monitoring applications throughout Europe. This award was given under the Horizon 2020 program, which is the largest public research and development (R&D) investment in Europe and supports breakthrough innovations that could ultimately turn into operational solutions for […]CONTINUE READING
48 SuperDoves, our Flock 4s, were successfully delivered to orbit today on SpaceX’s Transporter-1 mission. This record-setting launch carried 143 satellites to orbit – the most spacecraft ever deployed on a single mission. Our missions operations team has made contact with the first set of 40 satellites (continuing our 100% success rate […]CONTINUE READING
Planet is rocketing into the new year with 48 SuperDoves, our Flock 4s, scheduled to fly on SpaceX’s Transporter-1 mission. This rideshare mission launching out of Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida will deliver Flock 4s to a sun-synchronous orbit at approximately 500 km altitude. These 48 SuperDoves bring improvements to […]CONTINUE READING
At Planet, we’re committed to reducing the friction of using satellite imagery so our users can gain the greatest value from our data. We do this by partnering with leading GIS-providers and delivering the necessary tools and software needed to derive insights from our data. We’re excited to announce the release of […]CONTINUE READING
All NASA-funded researchers now have continued access to PlanetScope and RapidEye imagery through September 2021 following an extension of our current agreement under NASA’s Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program. Through the NASA CSDA Program, scientists have used Planet imagery for a variety of research projects to date and we’re eager to […]CONTINUE READING