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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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Call For Submissions: Planet’s See Change, Change the World Challenge Opens April 1st!

Planet thoroughly enjoyed participating for the first time in the 2018 Copernicus Masters competition. We were exposed to so many interesting ideas from innovative leaders and startups leveraging Earth observation data to solve important commercial and social problems. We announced 20tree.ai as the winners of our Planet Daily Change Challenge and it’s […]

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ASU named as Planet’s first higher education partner

We’re pleased to announce Arizona State University (ASU) as Planet’s first institutional data partner for higher education. In an effort to expand the education and research use of Planet’s daily global stream of satellite imagery, ASU students and researchers will have access to our growing catalogue of imagery from our Dove and RapidEye […]

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Developing the World’s First Indicator of Forest Carbon Stocks & Emissions – Update: IT’S WORKING!

To view these graphics at full-size, please read our Medium post. Tropical deforestation has one common cause the world over: economic development. We learn as kids that forests take in carbon dioxide, store the carbon in plants and soils, and release the oxygen (which we conveniently need to breathe). Despite an intuitive […]

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First Up for 2019: PSLV Launch of 20 Next-Generation Doves

Our first launch of 2019 is here! 20 next-generation Dove satellites – Flock 4a – are scheduled to launch on ISRO’s PSLV-C45 rocket on April 1, 2019 IST (March 31 Pacific). All 20 Dove-series satellites will ride as secondary payloads and will be sent to a Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO) with a […]

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Fate and Faith: Taking the Leap into a Career at Planet

No matter how much we plan, sometimes fate intervenes. And if we’re lucky, we’re able to recognize the opportunity.  Last summer, I found the project I’d been working on for several years winding down and began to search about for a new adventure.  I did what most people do, and looked for […]

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