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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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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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Self-guided learning opportunities for Black History Month, February 2022

We’re proud to celebrate Black History Month at Planet as a time to listen, learn, and reflect on Black culture. We’ve identified a number of self-guided learning opportunities that we’ll be engaging in throughout the month, and encourage you to join us!  Wednesday, February 2, 2022 Community + Conversations with a Docent, […]

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Detecting and Eradicating Invasive Grass Affecting Pasture and Ranch Land

Invasive plants such as cheatgrass, medusahead, and ventenata are wreaking havoc with ranchers, farmers, land managers, and transport companies around the world, and driving concern among environmental groups that fear the impacts on other plants and wildlife. Once invasive plants become established, they can dominate a landscape – creating monocultures and destroying […]

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So You Launched a Satellite… Now What?

Just over a week ago, we launched 44 of our latest SuperDoves to orbit on a SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket. A successful rocket launch is a feat in and of itself and requires months of coordination from our Manufacturing Team to build, test, tinker with, and ship our hardware to the launch […]

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Planet Fusion Offers Solutions for the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

Originally created in 1962, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is a cornerstone of the European Union (EU) which consists of a system of subsidies designed to support the European agricultural sector. The CAP makes up 33% of the total EU budget – the largest share – with €58 billion allocated towards it […]

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44 SuperDove Satellites Successfully Launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket

Mission accomplished! On January 13, 2022, our Flock 4x, consisting of 44 SuperDove satellites, was successfully launched into orbit on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. These 44 satellites will join our existing fleet of roughly 200 satellites in orbit. We were thrilled to launch once again with SpaceX, who has now brought […]

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