Dec 30, 2007Landsat Featured Prominently in Recent National Academies Report

In November, the National Academies released a report titled: “Earth Observations from Space: The First 50 Years of Scientific Achievements.” A committee formed by the National Research Council analyzed the ways in which space-based observations of Earth have advanced science and research. The committee concluded that there have been many socially beneficial outcomes of satellite […]

Dec 21, 2007Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica Now Part of Google Earth

Google now features data from the Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA) as part of Google Earth. To learn more about LIMA visit the LIMA data websiteor the LIMA education website.

Dec 17, 2007LDCM Mission Operations Element (MOE) Industry Day to be held January 4, 2008

NASA/GSFC will host informational meetings for prospective offerors on January 4, 2008 at the Marriott Greenbelt (address below). International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)-sensitive information will be presented at these meetings, therefore, attendance shall be limited to U.S. Persons. Time will be set aside for discussions with the prime contractors and their subcontractors. There will […]

Landsat 7 Project Scientist Darrel Williams with early Landsat engineer, Art Chapman
Dec 14, 2007Landsat at the AGU Fall Meeting

At the 2007 annual fall AGU meeting in San Francisco, Landsat was featured in 88 different scientific talks and posters. The subject matter included: glacier assessments, volcano monitoring, carbon trending, land use change, heat island effects and more. Dr. Darrel Williams of the Landsat Project Science Office (LPSO) gave a presentations titled, “Medium Resolution Global […]