November 2012

NASA hyperwall shows Landsat
Nov 29, 2012Landsat at COP-18

Nov. 29, 2012 • The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is holding its annual Conferences of the Parties (COP) meeting from Nov. 26 through Dec. 7 in Doha, Qatar. The 195 parties of the UNFCCC meet annually to assess [...]

Nov 28, 2012Jenn Sabers Talks Landsat

Nov. 28, 2012 • On Monday, Nov. 26 Sensors & Systems (S&S) posted an interview conducted by their special correspondent Matteo Luccio with Jenn Sabers, the Remote Sensing Branch Chief at USGS's Earth Resources Observations and Science [...]

Drawing of LDCM rocket
Nov 27, 2012LDCM Atlas V Payload Fairing Arrives at Vandenberg

Source: @NASAKennedy Nov. 27, 2012 • At 3:27 p.m. ET, NASA Kennedy reported that the Atlas V payload fairing arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base for Landsat Continuity Data Mission processing. They also reported that a countdown rehearsal with [...]

LDCM Satellite Departs Thermal Vacuum Chamber
Nov 26, 2012LDCM Satellite Departs Thermal Vacuum Chamber

Source: Rani Gran, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Nov. 26, 2012 • On Nov. 23, 2012, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite concluded environmental testing in a thermal vacuum chamber at the Orbital Sciences Corporation's facility [...]

Nov 15, 2012NASA DEVELOP: Colorado Ecological Forecasting

This past summer, NASA DEVELOP interns partnered with the U.S. Geological Survey and the USDA Forest Service to create a fine resolution forest cover classification model of Fraser Experimental Forest (FEF), located in northwestern Colorado. [...]

Nov 7, 2012New Landsat Science Team Members Talk to South Dakota Public Broadcasting

Nov. 7, 2012 • Dr. Dennis Helder, associate dean for research at the South Dakota State University School of Engineering, and Dr. David Roy, senior scientist at the Geographic Information Science Center for Excellence, are both part of the new [...]

LDCM first stage booster
Nov 5, 2012LDCM Rocket Assembly Photos Available

Nov. 5, 2012 • Kennedy Space Center has a media gallery of LDCM rocket assembly photos. Visit the gallery to see photos of LDCM's Atlas V 401 rocket being delivered and pieced together at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Visit site: + NASA KSC Media [...]