Planet closed out 2018 in a big way, with 3 launches carrying 33 satellites in under 30 days -- setting new records as we did. But that’s not all! As we start the new year, I wanted to share a…...
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The Copernicus Masters is an international competition that awards prizes to developers who leverage Earth observation data to solve important commercial and social problems. As first time participants this year, we issued a call for submissions to the Planet Daily…CONTINUE READING
An exciting end to another strong year for Planet! Yesterday, 12 next-generation Dove satellites - Flock 3k - were successfully launched on a Soyuz rocket out of Vostochny Cosmodrome and deployed into an approximately 500 km Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO).…CONTINUE READING
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…CONTINUE READING
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 […]CONTINUE READING
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 […]CONTINUE READING
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 […]CONTINUE READING
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 […]CONTINUE READING
Earth observation technologies continue to play a vital role in our understanding of global climate change. To advance these efforts and inspire deeper commitments to sustainability, Planet and Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment co-hosted Climate.EO, an affiliate event of the Global Climate Action Summit. Held at Planet’s San Francisco headquarters, Climate.EO […]CONTINUE READING