April 01 2019

  • Data API exceptions will now be returned with a 500 status code, not 502

April 01 2018

Planet API

  • The Clips API has been deprecated - we will no longer be supporting the standalone Clip and Ship service.
  • Bug Fix - Saved search email notification have been reenabled.

Basemaps and Mosaics

  • March monthly mosaic released.
  • Desert region boundaries smoothing, decreasing visible sharp lines.
  • White balance adjusted to produce deserts with more contrast.
  • Updated snowline and color target to better represent snowy regions.
  • De-weighting of RapidEye within snowline to avoid patches.

February 01 2018

Planet API

  • Quick search API - Added strict parameter to strictly remove false positives from geo intersection.
  • Mosaics API - Added name__is and name__contains search parameters.
  • Developer's Center - Release of comprehensive API docs.
  • Quick Search API - Search performance improvements.
  • Data API - Reduction of rate limits on certain endpoints.

Imagery Products

Basemaps and Mosaics

  • Added 4 Band Surface Reflectance Basemap.
  • January monthly mosaic released.
  • Adjusted color curve to avoid black scenes.
  • Adjusted color balance to enhance contrast in deserts and reducing blockiness of snow.
  • Improved WTMS support for base maps with different max zoom levels.
  • Improved API performance when listing many quads.

December 01 2017

Planet Explorer

  • Added new status bar with many new features.
  • Added new measurement tools, allowing you to interactively measure line and area features.
  • Added new bearing tool, allowing you to find distance/direction between two points.
  • Added New settings panel, allowing you to configure the units and positions.
  • Add new ground control option, allowing you toggle ground locked imagery.

Planet API

  • Data API - Added SkySatScene items to the Data API.

September 01 2017

  • Data API - Added orthorectified SkySat items to the Data API.