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ESA Blog Posts

Copernicus EMS Uses Planet Data for Emergency Response Mapping

News

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 […]

Planet Experts Discuss Future of Analysis Ready Data at 2019 ARD Workshop

Tech

Last week Planet engineers helped organize the Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Research Workshop in Menlo Park, California, an event where great minds met to tackle the burning topic of how to make ARD operational in 2019. The event’s purpose was to educate and create collaborations across various industries, including data analytics providers, […]

European Space Agency to Utilize More Planet Constellations

News

The European Space Agency (ESA) entered into an agreement with Planet to gain access to both PlanetScope and SkySat constellations—with the aim of having these tools complement data drawn from ESA’s own earth observation satellites and Third Party Missions. Until recently, ESA had access to only RapidEye satellites under the EarthNet Programme, […]

Planet Expands Contract with European Union’s Copernicus Programme

News

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 […]

Planet to Provide High-Resolution Imagery to Copernicus Programme as Part of Airbus-Led Consortium

News

Planet, as part of an Airbus-led consortium, is excited to announce a commercial contract to service the European Commission and European Space Agency Copernicus Programme, the ambitious European Earth observation initiative. Planet will contribute to the consortium close to 1.7 million square kilometers of very high resolution satellite imagery of the continent […]

Call For Submissions: Planet Daily Change Challenge, Copernicus Masters

Tech

Developers can now pre-register for the Planet Daily Change Challenge, part of the 2018 Copernicus Masters. Launched in 2011 on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA), the Copernicus Masters is an international competition that awards prizes to developers who leverage Earth observation data to solve important commercial and social problems. Planet’s global high-cadence […]

Five Takeaways from Europe’s Earth Observation Revolution

News

Last week, top leaders in the European space community from public and private organizations gathered at Planet’s Berlin office to discuss the new space landscape in Europe. Over the past two decades, Europe has established itself as a leader in space, dominated by heavy investment from the government. The strong role of […]

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