April 2007


Apr 2, 2007Roles of NASA and USGS for the LDCM Mission Defined

Source: USGS Scientists and engineers from the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA are moving forward in planning a successor to the Landsat 7 satellite mission. With the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) [...]

Mar 2, 2007Landsat Science Team Meeting

The first LDCM-era Landsat Science Team Meeting was held by USGS at the Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science in Sioux Falls, South Dakota from January 9-11, 2007. The meeting agenda and links to key presentations can be found on [...]

Feb 22, 2007LDCM USGS Acquisition Strategy for Ground System Segments Released

As of Thursday, February 22, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission USGS Acquisition Strategy for Ground System Segments has been released.  

Dec 11, 2006LDCM Industry Day Held

NASA/GSFC hosted an informational meeting for prospective offerors on December 11, 2006 at The Inn and Conference Center at the University of Maryland University College. Due to the fact that International Traffic in Arms Regulations [...]

Dec 7, 2006Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for LDCM Operational Land Imager (OLI) Released

A draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for an LDCM reflective band instrument, the Operational Land Imager (OLI), was released on Thursday, Dec. 7 on theNASA Acquisition Internet Service (NAIS). Please see, "Draft Document - Posted on Dec 07, [...]

Nov 17, 20062006 Landsat Ground Station Operators Working Group Meeting Held

This year’s Landsat Ground Station Operators Working Group (LGSOWG-35) meeting was held in Australia November 13-17, 2006.  The meeting was organized by USGS and hosted by GeoScience Australia in Hobart, Australia.  Participants from 11 [...]

Oct 26, 2006NASA Releases LDCM Synopsis

NASA has revised the acquisition approach for the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) to include separate procurements for the instrument, spacecraft, and mission operations elements. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) will serve as the [...]

Oct 13, 2006USGS & NASA Select LDCM Science Team

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), announces the selection of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) Science Team. These scientists and engineers will advise the [...]

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Oct 1, 2006PE&RS Landsat Special Issue Released

The October 2006 Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing (PE&RS) Journal of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is a Landsat Special Issue. The special issue features articles about LDCM requirements, [...]

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, [...]