Landsat 8 – A Decade of Service
This February marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of Landsat 8, launched by NASA in 2013 and operated by the US Geological Survey.
Next up to Continue NASA/USGS’s Landsat Legacy
With a trio of smaller satellites that can each detect 26 wavelengths of light and thermal energy, the Landsat Next mission is expected to look very different from its predecessors that have been observing Earth for 50 years.
NASA Harvest Video Celebrates 50 Years of Landsat
NASA Harvest gathered agricultural remote sensing experts to discuss how Landsat fundamentally transformed agricultural monitoring over the last half century.
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.
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.
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.