Chin Lakes, Alberta Jun 06, 2015

Using NDVI Differences to Measure Drought in the Russian River Watershed

The visualizations in this post were created by Planet's Robert Simmon and Leanne Abraham.  On April 21, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency for the Russian River Watershed following two years of critically dry conditions in the…...

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China’s Nuclear Missile Silos, Flash Floods in the Himalayas, and an Obituary for the Spruce

From geopolitical tensions to intensifying climate impacts, monitoring Earth’s change has never been more vital. Planet’s satellite data deliver timely and informed insights to journalists around the world to help keep readers informed on global events. Earlier this month, Planet…



NASA Expands Access to Planet Data to All US Federal Civilian Agencies

We’re excited to announce that NASA has expanded our contract with their Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program to provide access to PlanetScope imagery for scientific research use for all U.S. Federal Civilian researchers and National Science Foundation funded researchers,…



Building a new world: infrastructure monitoring for a more sustainable future

As the world continues to recover from a historic pandemic, there is a growing awareness in government and industry that new, innovative solutions are needed to protect natural resources and create more effective policy for economic growth. Transparency and reliable…


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Planet to Become Publicly Traded Company through Merger with dMY IV

Planet is an Earth data and analytics company, producing 25 terabytes of data per day from approximately 200 satellites – the largest Earth imaging satellite fleet ever Planet’s proprietary data powers a high growth subscription business with over $100 million in revenue in FY2021 from over 600 customers across many verticals In […]



Amy Keating Joins Planet as Chief Legal Officer

I am thrilled to share that Amy Keating will be joining Planet as Chief Legal Officer next month. Amy has a fantastic track record of scaling legal organizations and navigating evolving legal and regulatory landscapes at rapidly growing technology companies. She has a deep passion for mission-driven causes that aligns her well […]



Real Solutions to Real Problems – Connecting Earth Observation to the protection of Biodiversity

The EU Green Deal, Europe’s ambitious sustainability strategy, outlines a path forward to becoming the first climate neutral continent by 2050. In tandem, Europe has also launched a new 2030 Biodiversity Strategy which requires Member States to commit to important targets to restore biodiversity. Both initiatives are integral parts of Europe’s response […]



Planet Delivers Strong First Quarter of 2021, Continues to Scale

Planet is off to a strong start to 2021. We closed another stellar quarter, ending April 30th (our fiscal first quarter), in which we built on the momentum of last year, continued to grow our customer base, hit key milestones, strengthened our global team, and deployed impactful technologies. We’re excited as our […]



2021 Juneteenth City Celebration Events

Planet is proud to celebrate Juneteenth by giving the day off to our employees to engage and learn in their local communities. We have identified a number of city celebrations throughout the country to participate in and we hope that you will join us.  Alabama Huntsville, AL – Huntsville Black Market will […]


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