February 2017


Landsat Images Provided to the Disaster Charter, Feb. 2017
Feb 28, 2017Landsat Images Provided to the Disaster Charter, Feb. 2017

This month, 37 Landsat scenes were ingested by the USGS Hazard Data Distribution System to provide data for Charter activations.

TIRS-2
Feb 28, 2017Landsat 9 Thermal Instrument Passes Critical Design Review

The Landsat 9 Thermal Infrared Sensor 2 team at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center has successfully completed their Instrument Critical Design Review.

Landsat 9 Spacecraft Systems Review
Feb 27, 2017Landsat 9 Spacecraft Systems Review

USGS and NASA officials will participate in the Landsat 9 Spacecraft System Requirements Review February 28 and March 1 at the Orbital ATK facility in Gilbert, Arizona.

Successful Maneuver Spells Beginning of the End for Landsat 7
Feb 27, 2017Successful Maneuver Spells Beginning of the End for Landsat 7

Landsat 7’s Flight Operations Team has performed the last ∆I maneuver for Landsat 7.

Descartes Labs map site
Feb 9, 2017Descartes Labs Releases 3.1 Trillion Pixel Landsat 8 Mosaic

Descartes Labs released a 3.1-trillion pixel, cloud-free Landsat 8 composite image of the world along with two others based on the European Union's Sentinel satellites on Feb. 6, 2017.

Phil Sabelhaus
Feb 8, 2017Remembering Landsat Leader Phil Sabelhaus

Sabelhaus was pivotal to the development of the most recent Landsat satellites.