March 2013


Mar 29, 2013LDCM Status Update for March 29, 2013

Source: NASA Mar. 29, 2013 • All spacecraft and instrument systems continue to perform normally. LDCM's two instruments have been ramping up their Earth image collects, and on March 27, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Thermal Infrared [...]

Mar 25, 2013USGS Distributes 11-Millionth Free Landsat Image

Source: @USGSLandsat Mar. 25, 2013 • The USGS Landsat project reported that on Sunday, March 24, 2013, the 11-millionth Landsat scene was downloaded for no charge from their archive.

Mar 19, 2013USGS Landsat Project Update – Volume 7 Issue 2 2013

Source: USGS Landsat Project Mar. 19, 2013 • The latest Landsat Project Update is now available from USGS: Landsat Mission News Successful Launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission! Landsat 5 Sets Guinness World Record Landsat Read more [...]

LDCM instrument heritage
Mar 19, 2013Landsat Instrument Heritage Infographic

Source: NASA APPEL Mar. 19, 2013 • A NASA APPEL group recently created an infographic exploring the heritage of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission's (LDCM) two science instruments, the Operational Land Imager and the Thermal Infrared [...]

Effect of gain degradation on TOA 30% reflector
Mar 19, 2013Landsat 7 Lifetime Degradation in Gains

Mar. 19, 2013 • The great strength of Landsat is its ability to let data users look at and analyze changes to the Earth's landscapes from 1972 to the present. Accurate quantitative analysis of such change is dependent on consistent Landsat data [...]

young visitors interacting with exhibit
Mar 18, 2013Landsat Exhibit Arrives at Goddard Visitor Center

Contributor: Tassia Owen, Landsat Project Science Office Mar. 18, 2013 • The Goddard Space Flight Center’s Visitor Center seemed a little greener this Saint Patrick’s Day, but it wasn’t because of four leaf clovers or children wearing Read more [...]

Landsat Science Team, Feb. 2013
Mar 6, 2013Landsat Science Team Meeting Held

A Landsat Science Team Meeting was held from February 10–14, 2013 at the Santa Ynez Marriott in Buellton, Calif in conjunction with the Feb. 11 launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite launch. Science team members received [...]