Long Beach Port, June 25, 2016

Agile aerospace Blog Posts

Planet Announces New Details of Hyperspectral Offering


Today, we are excited to announce new details of our hyperspectral constellation, which is being brought to market through a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership with the Carbon Mapper Coalition. This future hyperspectral satellites will be named Tanager, a colorful and visually diverse family of birds in Central and South America, and are designed […]

Planet Partners with Taylor Geospatial Institute, Data Expected To Be Leveraged for Research on Food Security and Defense and Intelligence


In exciting news, we have entered into a multi-year contract with Saint Louis University in support of the Taylor Geospatial Institute (TGI), a leading geospatial research collaborative. Bringing together eight midwestern universities and research centers, TGI aims to harness innovation in geospatial science and make scientific discoveries that address global challenges. With […]

NASA Harvest tracks frontline agriculture patterns with Planet’s satellite data


In the midst of the Russo-Ukrainian war, more cropland than was initially expected has been both harvested and planted along both the Russian-occupied and Ukrainian-held territories, according to NASA Harvest research.  Leveraging Planet’s satellite image datasets, NASA Harvest has been monitoring potential threats to global food security caused by the Russo-Ukrainian War. […]

Planet Appoints First Chief Customer Officer and New Head of Product, Prioritizing Customer Centricity and Product Innovation


Our Planet leadership team continues to grow! I am proud to announce that Planet’s first Chief Customer Officer will be our own Mike Merit. In this newly-created role, he will lead the Customer Success Management, Technical Support, Professional Services and the Global Education Teams. Mike’s commitment to driving customer success and value in […]

Planet Appoints New CMO


I’m excited to announce a promotion to Planet’s leadership team: After an external and internal search, Planet’s own Donna Prlich has been chosen as our new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Following two years as VP of Marketing for Strategy and Solutions, Donna has demonstrated exceptional leadership and enterprise marketing acumen. Her knowledge […]

Planet Data Helps Advance the Promise of Digital Agriculture and Enables Novel Water Dynamics Research


Ensuring food security and protecting aquatic ecosystems are essential for a sustainable future on our Earth. With Planet’s high spatial and temporal resolution satellite imagery, scientists are conducting novel research to sustainably increase agricultural productivity and monitor the dynamics of coastal water flows. With near-daily PlanetScope imagery, analysts can evaluate crop lifecycles […]

PlanetScope and Planet Basemaps Utilized for Carbon Credits Monitoring in Indonesian Tropical Forest


Tropical forests are large and complex ecosystems that are a vital part of the solution to addressing the effects of climate change. Fortunately, organizations around the world are using Planet data to help protect these forests, including mission-based company Permian Global. Starting in 2007, Permian Global has worked to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide […]

Measuring War’s Effect on a Global Breadbasket


Earth observation data can serve as a powerful tool for increasing peace and security because of the enhanced situational awareness it provides. That is why Planet provides imagery to the media, think tanks, and researchers like NASA Harvest, NASA’s Food Security and Agriculture Program, run out of the University of Maryland (UMD), […]

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