Chin Lakes, Alberta Jun 06, 2015

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…...


Continue Reading

PLANET PULSE

Monitoring the pulse of our planet with daily news and imagery, stories, and tech updates.

Stories

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…

CONTINUE READING

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…

CONTINUE READING

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…

CONTINUE READING

Discover how daily imagery brings insights for meaningful change

GO TO PLANET INSIGHTS

news

Pics or It Didn’t Happen: The Rocket Lab Launch of Five New SuperDoves

This June and July will be busy times for the Launch and Satellite Operations teams at Planet. In addition to the successful launch of three new SkySats this past Saturday (with three more launching this summer), we have another five SuperDoves (Flock 4e) launching on Rocket Lab’s “Pics or It Didn’t Happen” Electron launch later […]

CONTINUE READING

news

SkySats 16-18 Successfully Launch Aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9

On June 13, 2020, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully lofted three of Planet’s high-resolution imaging SkySats along with a batch of its Starlink communications satellites. SkySats 16, 17 and 18 were successfully deployed into a drop-off orbit of 205 x 380 km, 53 degree inclination. Planet’s launch operations team has successfully acquired […]

CONTINUE READING

news

Copernicus EMS Uses Planet Data for Emergency Response Mapping

We are excited to announce that the Copernicus Emergency Management Service, or Copernicus EMS, utilizes Planet data to help provide emergency response mapping services for a variety of disaster situations, ranging from geophysical and meteorological hazards to humanitarian and man-made crises. When events occur, authorized users can alert Copernicus EMS to an […]

CONTINUE READING

news

Planet Announces 50 cm SkySat Imagery, Tasking Dashboard and Up to 12x Revisit

Over the past year, Planet has seen increased demand for its SkySat imagery to fulfill customers’ needs for timely, accurate and frequent information across the decision cycle. The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified this trend, as traditional surveying and inspection methods are not currently possible. To meet the present moment, and demonstrate our […]

CONTINUE READING

news

Planet’s New Rapid Revisit Platform to Capture Up to 12 Images Per Day

When Planet acquired the SkySat constellation from Google in 2017, we set to work redesigning the complex infrastructure needed to task, collect and deliver imagery. We gave customers an experience that is highly automated and responsive so they can worry about insights, not satellites. Today we are announcing a new rapid revisit […]

CONTINUE READING