August 2006

Aug 29, 2006Sam Goward to Receive 2006 USGS John Wesley Powell Award

Dr. Sam Goward, the former Landsat 7 Science Team Leader and a Professor of Geography at the University of Maryland, has been selected to receive the 2006 USGS John Wesley Powell Award. Dr. Goward has been selected to receive the award because [...]

Aug 18, 2006All Landsat 5 IGSs Online, Except One

Landsat 5, operating with its solar array in fixed position, is now downlinking data to all of its international ground stations (IGS) with the exception of Kiruna, Sweden. + Landsat 5 operating with solar array in fixed position Read more [...]

Aug 17, 2006Landsat 5 Operating With Solar Array in Fixed Position

After successfully battling Solar Array Drive problems over the past eight months, the Landsat 5 Flight Operations Team has transitioned the Landsat 5 satellite into operation with the solar array in a fixed position. This transition was carried [...]