Jun 12, 2006 • This year’s Landsat Technical Working Group (LTWG-15) meeting was held in Sweden May 15-19, 2006. The meeting was organized by USGS and hosted by the European Space Agency at the ESRANGE facility in Kiruna, Sweden. Participants from 12 countries including members of the Landsat project and NASA staff discussed topics that focused on satellite technical issues, global Landsat datasets, catalog interoperability, and other technical issues and future plans. Each station briefed technical status of their systems and provided information regarding archive holdings and distribution of data. The Thailand delegation presented information about the Thailand Earth Observation System (THEOS) satellite that is scheduled to launch in 2007. (Summary courtesy of the Acting Landsat Project Manager)

Meeting Actions:

A Landsat 5 Bumper Mode Scan Alignment Description was released by USGS on Jun. 5, 2006 as a result of the LTWG-15 action items.