June 2006


Jun 22, 2006Revised Draft for LDCM Thermal Imaging Option Released

The Revised Draft Imagery Requirements supplement for the thermal imaging option is now available for review and comment. The Imagery Requirements supplement is a subset of the Space Segment Requirements Document. It contains only the algorithm, [...]

SpaceOps 2006 conference poster
Jun 21, 2006Landsat 5 Flight Operations Anomaly Team Wins Award

The Landsat 5 Flight Operations Anomaly Team has won the International SpaceOps 2006 Award for Outstanding Achievement in honor of their “dedicated efforts in recovering Landsat 5 from two potentially mission-ending hardware anomalies and [...]

Jun 21, 2006Draft LDCM Operations Concept and WRS-2 Definition Documents Available

Draft versions of two LDCM reference documents, the Operations Concept document and the WRS-2 Definition document, are now available for review and comment. Please provide comments pertaining to these documents to Patricia Dombrowski by June 21, [...]

Jun 20, 2006Two Draft LDCM Reference Documents Released

Draft versions of two LDCM requirements documents, the Space to Ground Segments Interface Requirements and the Mission Operations Element Requirements are now available. Please provide comments pertaining to these documents to Patricia [...]

Jun 16, 2006Draft LDCM Special Calibration Test Requirements Released

A draft version of the LDCM reference documents, the Special Calibration Test Requirements (Thermal option addendum), is now available for review and comment. Please provide comments pertaining to this document to Patricia Dombrowski by June 23, [...]

Jun 16, 2006NASA Releases ALIAS Software and Algorithm Description Documentation

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has released the Advanced Land Image Assessment System (ALIAS) software and algorithm description documentation to the public. Developed through a collaboration between NASA and USGS, the ALIAS supports [...]

Jun 15, 2006Two Draft LDCM Reference Documents Released

Draft versions of two LDCM reference documents, the Space Segment Requirements Document and the LDCM Lexicon Document, are now available for review and comment. Please provide comments pertaining to these documents to Patricia Dombrowski by June [...]

Icey Pier on Lake Ontario
Jun 13, 2006Landsat Semi-Annual Calibration Meeting Held

NASA and USGS work jointly to insure the radiometric and geometric calibrations, both current and historical, of the Landsat 5 TM and Landsat 7 ETM+ are maintained and refined. As part of this effort, NASA funds several external teams that [...]

Jun 12, 2006Landsat Technical Working Group Meeting Held

This year's Landsat Technical Working Group (LTWG-15) meeting was held in Sweden May 15-19, 2006. The meeting was organized by USGS and hosted by the European Space Agency at the ESRANGE facility in Kiruna, Sweden. Participants from 12 countries [...]

Jun 6, 2006Industry Input Wanted for LDCM General Environmental Verification Specification

The LDCM project is soliciting industry input regarding the application of the General Environmental Verification Specification (GEVS) to the LDCM mission development. The objective of this request for comment is to solicit industry ideas for [...]