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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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Planet Expands Contract with European Union’s Copernicus Programme

On the heels of announcing a contract to service the European Union’s Copernicus Programme with high-resolution data, Planet is expanding its engagement with a new agreement that makes PlanetScope and SkySat imagery and access to Planet Explorer available to the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS); the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service (CLMS); and […]

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A Toast on the 10th Anniversary of the RapidEye Constellation in Orbit

Early in the morning on August 28, 2008, in the middle of the desert in Kazakhstan, five RapidEye small satellites launched into orbit aboard a Dnepr rocket. Today, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of that momentous launch – a feat that opened a new era of Earth observation. While today people […]

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Spoiler Alert! Satellite Data Offers Commodities Traders Early View of Crop Acreage & Yield

No one likes a spoiler alert – unless it makes or saves them money. When it comes to agriculture, a well-timed spoiler alert about how crops are performing is welcomed by farmers and commodity traders alike. For farmers, the ability to make detailed predictions on crop growth and yields is critical for their […]

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New Project from World Bank & Planet Uses Satellite Imagery & Machine Learning to Drive Sustainable Urbanization in Tanzania

With more than two-thirds of the world’s population projected to live in cities by 2050, sustainable development increasingly depends on the successful management of urban growth. To that end, Planet is announcing today a groundbreaking R&D project with the World Bank to pioneer new tools to detect urban change in emerging countries, beginning […]

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Planet Becomes First Private-Sector Data Provider to Directly Support the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters

From Hurricane Maria to massive floods in India, the increasing occurrence and intensity of natural disasters around the globe has created a need for greater coordination between the private and public sectors to improve disaster preparedness and emergency management. Planet supports these efforts, and is happy to share that we have become […]

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