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planet labs Blog Posts

Innovative Science Applications Presented at AGU 2020

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We’re always eager to see what researchers have been up to with our data and at this year’s annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the world’s largest gathering of geoscientists, we were thrilled to see that nearly 60 Planet-related abstracts were submitted! As the event kicks off today, we […]

Planet Joins the NASA-RFF VALUABLES Consortium

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Planet is thrilled to announce that we are now a partner with the NASA-Resources for the Future (RFF) Consortium for the Valuation of Applications Benefits Linked with Earth Science (VALUABLES). This program is a cooperative agreement between RFF, a longstanding leader in economic analysis and policy innovation for managing environmental and natural […]

Successful Launch of Flock 4e’ on Rocket Lab’s Electron

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On October 28, 2020 Rocket Lab successfully launched Flock 4e’, nine latest-generation SuperDoves, on the Electron rocket from their New Zealand launch site. The Flock 4e’ SuperDoves were deployed into an approximately 500 km, morning-crossing Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO), joining the rest of the constellation providing medium-resolution Earth imagery with unprecedented coverage […]

All Eyes on Marine Plastic From Orbit

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New research combining Planet’s high cadence satellite imagery and other innovative technologies has successfully found the sources and pathways of plastic pollution in the Caribbean Sea. The study by Kikaki et al. (2020) not only shows how satellite remote sensing is an efficient and cost-effective tool for monitoring plastic debris, but it […]

That’s A Wrap on Explore2020!

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Thank you to our community of users, partners, and influencers that joined us for our second-annual user conference, Planet Explore 2020. We were thrilled to have over 3,000 attendees join us virtually for three days of thought-provoking content.  At Explore 2020, we made a series of exciting product announcements, heard from insightful […]

Rapid Response to Ripple Effects of COVID-19: Food Security in Togo

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching effects on not only human health, but also economic impacts around the world due to the severe disruption of our daily lives. Individuals in regions where smallholder farms comprise most of the agricultural production sector, such as many sub-Saharan African countries, are at greater risk of […]

Elevate Your Business with the Powered By Planet Program

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Today we’re announcing our newest partner program, Powered By Planet, which allows partners to design scalable business applications and platforms powered by Planet data–elevating their business to the next level. With the program, organizations like technology companies and independent software vendors can drive value and innovation for the end users across various […]

Day 2 of Planet Explore Showcases Customers and Big Ideas

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The excitement continued throughout the second day of our annual user conference, Planet Explore 2020. There was no shortage of great content from Planet and our community of users, partners, and influencers. Here are a few highlights.  Planet co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Robbie Schingler, took the stage to discuss three major […]

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