- A semi-annual meeting of the Landsat Science Team was held in Phoenix, Arizona from March 1–3. The meeting focused on the LDCM mission status and included a briefing by the LDCM spacecraft designer—Orbital Sciences—located in nearby Gilbert, Arizona. Landsat 9 planning and Landsat Science Team research were among the other topics of discussion. A detailed summary of the meeting has been made available by the USGS Landsat Project. The last Landsat Science Team meeting will be held in Sioux Falls this summer.
By Vanessa Lloyd, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Northrop Grumman recently signed agreements to license three technologies from NASA related to satellite servicing. Two of the technologies were developed by