Chin Lakes, Alberta Jun 06, 2015

How Flood Mapping from Space Protects the Vulnerable and Can Save Lives

In late 2017, in the town of Impfondo in the Republic of the Congo (RoC), five thousand people were victims of a major flood. Tragically, as is often the case in the world’s under-resourced communities, the Congolese government lacked sufficient…...


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Launching Planet Pantry: A Delivery Service of Intergalactic Proportions

Like the rest of the world, we at Planet recently watched as SpaceX ushered in the future of human space flight with the successful automated docking of the Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS). This got us…

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National Reconnaissance Office Signs Contract with Planet Federal

Planet Labs Federal Inc. (Planet Federal), a wholly owned subsidiary of Planet Labs Inc. (Planet) today announced that they have signed a contract with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), a member of the United States Intelligence Community and an agency…

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Technology

Check Out Planet’s Latest Innovations at the 2019 GEOINT Symposium

Next week from June 2 to June 5, Planet will be in San Antonio, Texas at the annual GEOINT Symposium—the largest U.S. gathering of government, industry and academia that includes intelligence and homeland security communities, Fed/Civil, defense, and state and…

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Planet Signs Multi-Million Dollar Agreement with NASA

Founded by three former NASA scientists, Planet is delighted to announce we’ve signed a multi-million dollar agreement with the space agency to provide earth observation data for the identification and tracking of the Essential Climate Variables. Through this agreement, NASA will provide Planet data to more than 35 NASA ongoing research projects […]

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insights

Navigating Unchartered Territory

Automating road detections in the Permian Basin.

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news

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Extends Contract With Planet

We’re pleased to announce that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has exercised their option to extend our 2018 contract and renew for an additional six months and $5.9 million. Through this contract, Planet will continue to bring unique value to NGA by providing subscription access to daily imagery over select areas to […]

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tech

Introducing Planet Launch Programs

Today, we’re excited to announce Planet Launch Programs, a new offering that will help our customers get more value out of Planet’s data and drive more return on their investment. Planet’s three complementary constellations generate a dataset of unprecedented scale that helps our customers gain insights and ultimately make better decisions. We […]

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news

Liftoff! 20 Next-Generation Dove Satellites Launch on ISRO’s PSLV

On Sunday evening Pacific Time, 20,000 next-generation Dove satellites were successfully launched into orbit aboard ISRO’s PSLV-C45 rocket. (April Fools’! It was 20 satellites, not 20,000.) We’re happy to report that all 20 satellites have made contact and began the automated commissioning process (thanks, Planet Mission Control team!). All 20 satellites, Flock […]

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