Jan. 16, 2013 • EarthSky’s latest EarthSky22 podcast features, Landsat and the upcoming Landsat Data Continuity Mission. Listen here.
The next generation of Landsat satellites will launch in February 2013. Hear from Landsat scientists, learn about winter stargazing and check out new music from Belaire. Your 22 minutes of science and music!
Landsat The Landsat series of Earth-observing satellites has been in orbit since 1972. On February 11, the next generation of Landsat satellites is set to launch what NASA is calling the Landsat Data Continuity Mission.
Podcast: EarthSky22 podcast
Safeguarding freshwater resources is crucial, and while scientists use a variety of ground-based techniques to gauge water quality, the Landsat program has provided water quality data from orbit for decades.