Chin Lakes, Alberta Jun 06, 2015

Satellite Data on the Go: Planet and the onX suite of apps Enable Your Outdoor Adventures

Across the United States, outdoor enthusiasts are packing their backpacks, lacing up their shoes, and filling their water bottles for long, nature-filled weekends. As summer moves into fall, they are trading in their baseball caps for their wool flannel shirts,…...

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Planet’s Commitment to Supporting Small Businesses

At Planet, we are passionate about empowering small businesses and nurturing an entrepreneurial spirit. Small businesses play a vital role in economic growth and job creation, yet they often face challenges in scaling, navigating complex government procurements, and accessing capital.…



Closing the Intelligence Gap for the U.S. Marine Corps

Planeteer Spotlight Series: Diego Balcazar & the U.S. Marine Corps  The United States Marine Corps is one the seven branches of the United States Armed Forces and acts as the premier crisis response force for the country. With over 177,000…



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…


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How Upstream Tech’s Lens Platform and Planet Imagery Help One Tree Planted Visualize The Future of Global Reforestation

If a tree grows in the forest, but nobody’s there to see it, does it justify widespread reforestation investments? That’s the conundrum One Tree Planted faced as its operations have rapidly expanded in the last few years. The organization helps local communities plant trees to restore habitat for biodiversity,  promote cleaner air, […]



Getting to Ground-Truth in Asia – Part Four: What’s ahead for the Earth Observation industry in Asia

A conversation with Ben Allard  While we’ve explored a number of industries in which satellite data can be used to monitor and verify what we see on the ground based on what we can see from space in this “Getting to Ground-Truth in Asia” series, we now turn to what we believe […]



Planet Acquires Sinergise Business: A New Chapter in Earth Observation

Welcome Sinergise and the Sentinel Hub Community! Planet has acquired the business of Sinergise, including Sentinel Hub, marking a significant step forward in our mission to make Earth observation (EO) data more accessible and impactful. We are excited to welcome Sentinel Hub users to the Planet community, and are eager to accelerate […]



Flash Drought Hotspots: Southwestern United States

Authors: Ryder Kimball & Steve Levay Special thanks to: Max Borrmann, Arjan Geers, and Megan Zaroda This blog is part of a series on the effects of rapid dryness on regions around the globe. For an introduction to Planet’s approach, read this post. For those of us in the U.S., the very […]



What if Latin America Built a Shared Satellite Data Center?

Click here to read this post in Portuguese or Spanish. Thoughts on What’s Ahead for Earth Observation in Latin America A conversation with Ricardo Guerra  Sit down with Ricardo Guerra, Planet’s Regional Sales Director for Latin America, for five minutes and the concept of “collaboration” is bound to come up. Some days, […]


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