What is Open California?

Planet Labs is releasing a portion of its California data archive—which initially includes RapidEye and PlanetScope data from California, dating from 2 weeks to 2013—under a CC BY-SA license to approved developers, image analysts and researchers. Anyone requiring access to more recent imagery, or for imagery under a conventional commercial license outside of the CC BY-SA license, will be required to contact our sales team at Open California is a limited release, which we will evaluate annually.

More detail on the program is provided in our CEO Will Marshall’s blog post accompanying his announcement of the initiative at the United Nations General Assembly. For additional questions, please get in touch via

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