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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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Planet Software Impact Program Pushes for Racial Equity

At Planet, our mission is to use space to help life on Earth. And while advocating for social and racial justice may not necessarily involve satellites and taking pictures from space, we believe we can play a role in something that’s so important to life on Earth. We recognize the uncomfortable truth […]

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news

26 SuperDoves Hitch a Ride on Arianespace’s Vega Rocket

On September 2nd, 2020 (September 3rd, 2020 UTC), the Vega rocket successfully lofted 26 SuperDoves, Flock 4v, on Arianespace’s VV16 SSMS-POC flight, along with several other small satellites. The first 14 SuperDoves were successfully deployed into an approximately 500 km Sun-synchronous orbit, and Planet’s mission operations team is already shepherding those satellites […]

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tech

Planet Hack 2020: Our Annual Hackathon Goes Virtual

At Planet, our mission is to make change visible, accessible and actionable. In 2017 we achieved that by building the world’s largest satellite constellation that images the entire Earth’s landmass every day. Three years later, our platform continues to grow as we develop new ways for people to harness the power of […]

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The Federal Police of Brazil Uses Satellite Imagery to Combat Illicit Activities

Through our partners, Santiago & Cintra Consultoria (SCCON), Planet will provide rapidly updated satellite imagery under a 12-month contract to the Federal Police of Brazil and various agencies within Brazil’s government. Following two successful pilot projects, we are honored to expand our contribution under this new contract to equip the government with […]

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Clashing Eastern Superpowers, Explosions in the Middle East, Dark Fishing Fleets and More

Despite these uncertain times, when on the ground coverage is limited, satellite imagery is still there for journalists–helping them find new insights and report on global happenings. Check out how Planet imagery has helped reporters follow stories and bring news to readers. Beirut blast leaves city shocked and port in shambles Hours […]

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