Planet adds time dimension to its maps

Satellite imaging company Planet has recently released a new version of Planet Explorer, a tool for exploring its vast collection of satellite imagery. Read more about it on the Planet blog. Planet … [Read more...]

Petabytes of imagery

Last year we made a rough estimate of the size of the Google Earth database. Our best guess was about 3 petabytes. Satellite imaging company Planet has just released some information about the size … [Read more...]

Record satellite launch allows Planet to image the planet daily

A record breaking launch by India, on February 15th, 2017, put 104 satellites into orbit, including some 88 'Dove' satellites owned by satellite imaging company Planet. The previous record for 'most … [Read more...]

Sale of Terra Bella to Planet now official

Last month we reported on a rumour that Google's parent company, Alphabet, was selling their satellite imaging company Terra Bella to another satellite imaging company Planet. It is now official as … [Read more...]

Planet imagery for natural disaster response

Satellite imaging company Planet has a programme for gathering satellite imagery for natural disaster response. Read more about it on the Planet blog. Although direct and timely access to the imagery … [Read more...]