Meet some of the people who have made Landsat possible.
The View from Over 2,000,000 Feet
Project Scientist, Darrel Williams, was recently featured in the AgScience magazine of his alma mater. In an article titled “Oh! The Places We Go” reporter Maureen Harmon spoke to Penn State Ag Sciences graduates about the different directions […]
Landsat 8 Sweeps the 2013 “Goddards”
lot of people to build, launch, and operate a satellite, especially a satellite that regularly returns accurate scientific data. On February 11, 2013, Landsat 8 was successfully launched into orbit. Many of the people who worked hard to make […]
Remembering Henry Wong
The venerable Landsat Program has relied on a cast of thousands to become the successful four decade-plus land observing satellite program that it is today. Sadly, one of those important cast members passed away last month.
Meet Dr. John Schott, RIT Innovation Hall of Fame Inductee
John Schott, a longtime Landsat Science team member, was inducted into the Rochester Institute of Technology’s 2013 Innovation Hall of Fame. RIT put together this retrospective video about Schott’s long career in imaging science and remote […]
Meet Mauri Pelto, Glaciologist
At a small college in Dudley, Mass., a professor of Environmental Science is doing big things. Glaciologist Mauri Pelto is using Landsat imagery to monitor glaciers around the world from his office at Nichols College.