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Kazakhstan Leverages Planet Data for Agriculture, Resource Management, and Disaster Response

Spanning over a vast expanse of 2.7 million square kilometers, Kazakhstan stands as the world's largest landlocked country–a colossal landmass characterized by its diverse geography, ranging from bustling urban centers, to sprawling steppes and rugged mountain ranges. For authorities tasked…...


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Ensuring Sustainable Urban Development and Protecting Biodiversity with the Government of New South Wales

Earlier this year, the Australian government of New South Wales (NSW) designated $100 million towards housing development and biodiversity protection. This allocation is set to enhance the existing programs run by the government of NSW, such the Cumberland Plain Conservation…

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News

Planet On The Road DC: Government Alignment, Artificial Intelligence Solutions, and International Collaboration

At Planet, we have a long history of working with the U.S. government, and this relationship lives at our roots. Over fourteen years ago, our founders all met while working at NASA where the idea of Planet ultimately came to…

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Technology

On-Demand Demos: Planet Integrations in Action

See how near-daily imagery and analysis-ready datasets from Planet work within your existing GIS platforms in our collection of on-demand demos. Our continuously growing catalog of short video demonstrations are a great resource for learning how to supercharge your analysis…

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tech

Forest Carbon Diligence: Breaking Down the Validation and Intercomparison Report

Mapping trees from space is a technically challenging endeavor. It may seem straightforward at times — what’s so hard about counting all those round green things in satellite images? It may also seem like a solved problem, since the foundations of forest monitoring were established in the 1980s. But like the history […]

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stories

Earth Day 2024

What’s the meaning of life? Why are we here? We have no idea, to be honest, but we have a firm suspicion that the answers to these questions have to do with our one and only home: Earth. Planeteers star-gaze a lot (you have to when your satellite office is in orbit), […]

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tech

Planet Superpowers: Looking Deeper

Look deeply into a place, event, or object in a way that characterizes its physical attributes over time — which are sometimes invisible to the naked eye.

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tech

Planet Superpowers: Looking Closer

Look at a place, event, or object in much closer detail than previously captured.

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tech

Planet’s modular, extensible smallsat platform enables new missions including Pelican and Tanager

In November 2023, Planet launched Pelican-1, the first technology demonstration small satellite of our next-generation, high-resolution Pelican constellation that is expected to be deployed over the next few years. The primary mission of Pelican-1 is to validate the hardware and software aspects of Planet’s small satellite bus platform, which we call the […]

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