Chin Lakes, Alberta Jun 06, 2015

NASA Enters Into Blanket Purchase Agreement with Planet

As a former scientist at NASA, it gives me great pleasure to share that Planet has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with NASA's Earth Science Division. This represents the first time NASA has engaged with commercial small-satellite constellation…...


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Stories

The Top Global Trends Driving the Fourth Agricultural Revolution

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…

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News

Planet Awarded New Contract with National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

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…

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Technology

Top Takeaways from the Satellite Interoperability Workshop

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…

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Extracting Insights from Imagery: Planet Analytics Webinar

Several weeks ago, we launched the Planet Analytics beta – our new product designed to help customers and partners more easily consume Planet’s daily satellite imagery and arrive at insights more quickly. To achieve this, Planet Analytics uses machine learning to analyze our global, daily satellite imagery and create “information feeds” that […]

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news

Nathan Dickerman Joins Planet as Chief Commercial Officer

Today, Planet is pleased to welcome Nathan Dickerman as Chief Commercial Officer. Nathan will be responsible for all customer-facing and partner functions, leading cross-functional teams within Planet, and helping drive the go-to-market strategy for Planet’s data and analytics. With 20 years experience in the enterprise software industry, Nathan brings the strategic thinking, […]

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Sixteen Dove Satellites Scheduled to Fly on ISRO’s PSLV

Planet is excited to announce that 16 Dove satellites – Flock 3r – are scheduled to fly on ISRO’s PSLV launch vehicle this fall. Planet’s 16 Doves will ride as secondary payloads. This Flock is being sent to a 500 km altitude Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO). SSO’s regular mid-morning crossing times provide […]

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Making the Move from Imagery to Insights with Planet Analytics

Earlier this week, Planet announced its vision to index physical change on Earth and make it searchable for all. Today we’re unveiling a major step toward realizing this vision – the beta release of an exciting new solution called Planet Analytics. Planet Analytics leverages machine learning to transform our global, daily satellite […]

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Queryable Earth: Our Vision for Making Daily Global Imagery Accessible and Actionable

In April, I presented a vision for Planet’s future onstage at TED 2018 in Vancouver, Canada. We call it Queryable Earth. Thanks to the good people at TED, you can now watch the full presentation below to hear what Queryable Earth is and what’s next for Planet.  When Planet achieved Mission […]

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