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Oct 25, 2018“Landsat 10-Era” Concepts Wanted

NASA and USGS are seeking information on system concepts and innovative approaches for its second Sustainable Land Imaging Architecture Study.

Tim Newman, USGS
Oct 24, 2018Q&A with Tim Newman: A USGS Look at Landsat’s Potential Future

Source: USGS EROS Oct 24, 2018 • When it comes to the business of acquiring remotely sensed data, of preserving that data and providing a portal to it, National Land Imaging Program Coordinator Tim Newman is a man with a focus. With Landsat 9 seemingly well-funded and on schedule for a December 2020 launch, Newman’s […]

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Oct 23, 2018AmericaView Secures 5-Year USGS National Land Imaging Grant

A five-year, $6.25 million dollar grant to support nationwide remote sensing education, outreach, and research has been granted to AmericaView.

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Oct 22, 2018Review Panels Ensure USGS, NASA Don’t Pay ‘the Price of Failure’ with Landsat 9

Agencies like NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) that commit multiple millions of dollars to put Landsat satellites into space need to know that the spacecraft, the sensors onboard, the ground system operating the satellite, and the launch vehicle are all designed and built the right way.

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Oct 15, 2018The Lewis and Clark Trail from Space

Explore the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail with an interactive storymap.

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Oct 11, 2018Satellites on Toxic Algae Patrol

Increasingly, water managers are turning to satellites like Landsat to monitor inland waters.

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Oct 4, 2018Landsat 9 Ground System Meets Design Criteria to Move Forward

Independent review panel unanimously agreed that the Landsat 9 Ground System Critical Design Review met all of the criteria for critical design.

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Oct 1, 2018Earth Images Enable Near-Perfect Crop Predictions

Boston-based startup TellusLabs uses Landsat and MODIS images to predict corn and soy yields with remarkable accuracy.