February 2012

TIRS instrument
Feb 14, 2012NASA Landsat’s Thermal Infrared Sensor Arrives at Orbital

Source: Rani Gran, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. A new NASA satellite instrument that makes a quantum leap forward in detector technology has arrived at Orbital Sciences Corp. in Gilbert, Ariz. There it will be integrated [...]

Feb 7, 2012It’s a Wrap: LDCM’s Thermal Instrument Ships

Yesterday the Landsat Data Continuity Mission's Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) passed its pre-ship review.After being packed in a special container, TIRS was loaded onto a truck for shipment to the spacecraft contractor, Orbital Sciences, Corp., [...]