July 2012


Jul 19, 2012Landsat at 40: The Long View of Earth from Space (Media Advisory)

Source: USGS • The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. EDT, Monday, July 23, to highlight the accomplishments of the world's longest-running Earth-observing satellite program — Landsat. The briefing [...]

Jul 17, 2012Briefing to Celebrate 40 Years of Continuous Earth Observations

Source: NASA • NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. EDT, Monday, July 23, to highlight the accomplishments of the world's longest-running Earth-observing satellite program -- Landsat. The [...]

TIRS being hoisted
Jul 16, 2012Landsat Data Continuity Mission Becomes an Observatory

Source: NASA • Engineers at Orbital Sciences Corporation, Gilbert, Ariz., have installed the Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) instrument back onto to the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) spacecraft. With both the Operational Land Imager [...]

Jul 12, 2012Australia Signs Historic Partnership Deal for Satellite Access

Source: Elyse Gatt, Australian Ministry of Resources and Energy • Australia will become an international collaborator on a new United States of America satellite mission, under an agreement signed today with the United States Geological [...]