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satellite imagery Blog Posts

What is Agile Aerospace? Learn Planet’s Approach

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Agile aerospace is a philosophy of spacecraft development that encourages rapid iteration, where the aim is to make small improvements to every spacecraft design instead of exhaustively trying to perfect each one on the first try. The goal of this approach is to continue to optimize spacecraft architecture through an evolution of […]

The Sun Sets on a Successful Day at Explore 19

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At Planet, our motto is, “See change. Change the world,” and we certainly saw and heard some Earth-shaking conversations and talks at the Explore 19 conference today. In his opening keynote, Planet CEO Will Marshall made a series of exciting announcements, like how our Next-Generation Dove satellites will deliver more spectral bands, […]

Product Developments Revealed at Explore 19

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In the Product Vision Keynote session, Planet Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Robbie Schingler, alongside Planet product managers, picked up where the opening session left off and introduced even more exciting product announcements. Here’s the breakdown: Planet Monitoring To help customers get access to the latest and greatest Next-Generation PlanetScope imagery, we […]

Introducing Planet Orbit: Planet’s New Partner Program

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Today we’re happy to announce the launch of Planet Orbit—Planet’s new partner program—which provides customers with a trusted partner ecosystem and unique data set. The program allows partners to gain access to geospatial data not otherwise available in the commercial market, create powerful solutions and differentiate their business. “Planet is positioned to […]

Professional Services: Helping Customers Unlock Their Full Potential

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Today, Planet is launching Professional Services to help customers unlock the full potential of our products and tools. With Professional Services, customers will be able to more easily navigate our platform and APIs, build applications to optimize return on investment, and integrate imagery into their tech stack more efficiently. “Our goal at […]

How Precision Agriculture Can Change Farming’s Financial Landscape

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It’s not surprising that agricultural technology, and in particular, precision agriculture are becoming crucial tools in a farmer’s arsenal. In order to boost productivity and profitability, farmer’s need to carefully manage where they invest their time and resources. New technologies are making this possible at a scale never before possible.  During Zambia’s […]

Michael Bloomberg, State of California and Planet Partner to Deliver New Satellite Climate Data Solutions

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“Satellites for Climate Action” Brings Together Government, Technology, Philanthropy, and Environmental Groups to Use Satellite Data to Advance Climate Protection Today, Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action; California Governor Gavin Newsom; and Planet, the San Francisco-based earth-imaging company, announced Satellites for Climate Action, a new initiative […]

Mapping All of Earth’s Roads and Buildings from Space

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The Problem Despite the widespread availability of mapping services, key layers of human infrastructure like roads and buildings are often missing or incomplete. And while open and proprietary data providers have rich layers with building shapes and road networks mapped in great detail for some major cities, this level of detail is […]

ABC, 123: Back to Basics with Planet in 2019

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In the spirit of back to school season, we’re going back to basics–reviewing what Planet products have to offer, what you can look forward to in the future, and where to find us in the coming months! Here’s what you need to know:   A is for Analytics Planet’s high cadence and resolution […]

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