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.
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.
How Scientists Used Acoustic Soundscapes and Satellites to Assess the Health of the Amazon Rainforest
Scientists from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and the University of Maryland, College Park, investigated how the acoustics of a forest can be a cost-effective indicator of its health—and Landsat allowed them to see back in time.
The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) uses satellite observations, including data from the NASA and USGS Landsat satellite series, in their efforts to work in partnership with local residents to understand and protect chimpanzee habitats.