Wildfires in the western United States have been spreading to higher elevations over the past few decades due to warmer and drier conditions that are clearly linked to climate change.
Come along on a "roadtrip" through the decades to see how the technology on Landsat has evolved with the times to provide an unbroken data record.
Current pandemic demands for medical liquid oxygen have caused delivery delays of needed liquid nitrogen to Vandenberg, impacting the Landsat 9 launch date.
The Landsat 9 launch is targeted for no earlier than Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.The media briefing will air live on NASA TV, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.
The free, virtual 2nd USGS National Imagery Summit is being held from Aug. 31–Sept. 2.
This video takes you to the summer of 1975 when Jacques Cousteau and his divers helped NASA determine if Landsat could measure the depth of shallow ocean waters.
This is the second in a series of five features introducing members of the Landsat 9 team.
In preparation for launch, the Landsat 9 observatory has been encapsulated in the fairing of the Atlas V 401 rocket that will deliver it into orbit this September.
A new interactive Landsat 9 website has gone live.