Bidding Farewell to Virginia T. Norwood, the Mother of Landsat
Virginia T. Norwood, a founding figure in the field of satellite land imaging, died on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at age 96.
2022 AGS Awards Highlight Landsat’s Impact on the Field of Geography
Virginia Norwood was recognized by AGS for her development of the first Landsat sensor and Karen Seto was recognized for her urban growth research which often relies on the long Landsat data archive.
Hearing: Landsat at 50 & the Future of U.S. Satellite-Based Earth Observation
A U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing titled “Landsat at 50 & the Future of U.S. Satellite-based Earth Observation: took place on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022.
Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Observation with the Landsat Chamber Orchestra
On Saturday, October 15, the Visitors Center at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight center presented an audio/visual event in celebration of Landsat’s 50th anniversary.
The Satellite Stewards of Glacier Bay
Nestled in the science-based information that park rangers share with visitors to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve are insights from Landsat satellites and NASA climate scientists.
OSAM-1: Proving Satellite Servicing—Starting with Landsat 7
OSAM-1 Lead Systems Engineer Wendy Morgenstern discusses NASA’s On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing 1 mission to robotically refuel Landsat 7, a satellite that wasn’t designed to be serviced.