Planet API

  • Data API - Added ground_control to field PSScene3Band, PSScene4Band, PSOrthoTile and REOrthoTile item meta.
  • Data API - Added width parameter to item thumbnail endpoint.
  • Data API - Added thumbnail to the links array in item responses.
  • Data API - Python API client and command-line interface tools have been released for users developing applications in Python.
  • Data API - JavaScript API client has been released for users developing applications in JavaScript.
  • Mosaics API - Planet Basemaps are now available as a stand-alone XYZ Web Service.

Imagery Products

  • Added visual asset to the Sentinel2L1C item type.
  • Full monthly basemaps now available.

Planet Explorer

  • Added basemap compare tool, allowing you to compare two timelapse mosaics side-by-side.