Dec 03, 2020Landsat 9—Continuing the Legacy

This new four-part video series shares the history of Landsat, how Landsat 9 works, how Landsat data gets from the satellite to the ground, and how Landsat data can be used with other data to support a wide range of research and applications. Enjoy!

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Aug 07, 2020Virginia T. Norwood: The Mother of Landsat

We have Virginia Norwood to thank for the design and engineering that made the Landsat program a success and set the path for modern Earth observation.

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Jan 09, 2020Landsat 9: The Pieces Come Together

Landsat 9’s two science instruments are now attached to the spacecraft.

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Dec 09, 2019Ice in Motion: Satellites Capture Decades of Change

New time-lapse videos of Earth’s glaciers and ice sheets as seen from space are providing scientists with new insights into how the planet’s frozen regions are changing.

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Sep 27, 2019Landsat 9 Instrument Ready for Spacecraft Assembly

OLI-2 is now built, tested, and in place to be assembled onto the spacecraft.

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Aug 23, 2019New Landsat Infrared Instrument Ships from NASA

This month, TIRS-2 successfully passed the stringent 12-week testing process at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and was shipped to Northrop Grumman’s facility in Arizona.

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May 22, 2019Green Space is Good for Mental Health, Landsat Helps Establish

The prolonged presence of green space is intrinsic for a healthy society a new nationwide Danish study finds.

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Apr 15, 2019Twenty Years with Landsat 7

In the long and winding history of the Landsat Program, April 15, 1999 was an important day.

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Feb 26, 2019Landsat: the Cornerstone of Global Land Imaging

Evolving technology, free data and robust calibration have helped make Landsat the cornerstone of global land imaging.

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Jan 28, 2019Loss of Intertidal Ecosystem Exposes Coastal Communities

The study used machine-learning to analyze more than 700,000 Landsat images to map changing global distribution of intertidal areas over a 30-year period.

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