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Celebrate the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with These Stellar Moon Shots

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This Saturday, July 20, marks the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 moon landing, when Neil Armstrong took “one small step for man” and “one giant leap for mankind” on the lunar surface. Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin joined Armstrong to plant the U.S. flag, collect rocks and dust, and observe the moon with […]

You Can’t Fix What You Can’t See: The Realities of AI and Satellite Data

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Earth observation (EO), the monitoring of the Earth from space using satellites, has undergone fundamental changes in the last decade. We have seen the convergence of two exciting trends in remote sensing and processing algorithms that now herald a new era of space renaissance. The implementation of ambitious government initiatives such as […]

Civil Government Expands Investment in High Frequency Satellite Imagery

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Effective governance requires good data. Local governments are spending billions to upgrade their technology infrastructure, ranging from smart cities initiatives to data migration to the cloud. At the same time, budgets are constrained and expenditures need to be justified by demonstrating clear value. Planet satellite imagery is proving to be a cost-effective […]

Planet Signs Deal With European Energy Analytics Startup Kayrros

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Today, Planet announced a commercial agreement to provide European energy analytics startup Kayrros with access to subscription-based Earth observation imagery and data. Through this agreement, Kayrros will use Planet’s data to provide facility monitoring for energy traders in order to bring more transparency to their markets. The company will also utilize Planet’s […]

National Reconnaissance Office Signs Contract with Planet Federal

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Planet Labs Federal Inc. (Planet Federal), a wholly owned subsidiary of Planet Labs Inc. (Planet) today announced that they have signed a contract with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), a member of the United States Intelligence Community and an agency of the United States Department of Defense. Planet established Planet Federal in […]

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