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Apr 2, 2007Roles of NASA and USGS for the LDCM Mission Defined

Source: USGS Scientists and engineers from the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA are moving forward in planning a successor to the Landsat 7 satellite mission. With the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite expected to launch in 2011, the two agencies have announced their roles and responsibilities in mission development, subsystems […]

Mar 2, 2007Landsat Science Team Meeting

The first LDCM-era Landsat Science Team Meeting was held by USGS at the Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science in Sioux Falls, South Dakota from January 9-11, 2007. The meeting agenda and links to key presentations can be found on the USGS LDCM website. + Meeting agenda + Science Team members

Feb 22, 2007LDCM USGS Acquisition Strategy for Ground System Segments Released

As of Thursday, February 22, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission USGS Acquisition Strategy for Ground System Segments has been released.  

Dec 11, 2006LDCM Industry Day Held

NASA/GSFC hosted an informational meeting for prospective offerors on December 11, 2006 at The Inn and Conference Center at the University of Maryland University College. Due to the fact that International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)-sensitive information was presented at this meeting, attendance was limited to U.S. Persons. Time was set aside for discussions with […]

Dec 7, 2006Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for LDCM Operational Land Imager (OLI) Released

A draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for an LDCM reflective band instrument, the Operational Land Imager (OLI), was released on Thursday, Dec. 7 on the NASA Acquisition Internet Service (NAIS). Please see, “Draft Document – Posted on Dec 07, 2006.”

Nov 17, 20062006 Landsat Ground Station Operators Working Group Meeting Held

This year’s Landsat Ground Station Operators Working Group (LGSOWG-35) meeting was held in Australia November 13-17, 2006.  The meeting was organized by USGS and hosted by GeoScience Australia in Hobart, Australia.  Participants from 11 countries including members of the Landsat project and NASA staff discussed topics that focused on the Landsat Data Continuity Mission, the […]

Oct 26, 2006NASA Releases LDCM Synopsis

NASA has revised the acquisition approach for the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) to include separate procurements for the instrument, spacecraft, and mission operations elements. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) will serve as the system integrator for the mission and launch services will be provided by the NASA Launch Services (NLS) contract managed by […]

Oct 13, 2006USGS & NASA Select LDCM Science Team

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), announces the selection of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) Science Team. These scientists and engineers will advise the USGS and NASA on issues critical to the success of the LDCM. Expected to launch soon after 2010, the LDCM is […]

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Oct 1, 2006PE&RS Landsat Special Issue Released

The October 2006 Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing (PE&RS) Journal of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is a Landsat Special Issue. The special issue features articles about LDCM requirements, the historical record of Landsat global coverage, the Landsat 7 Long-Term Acquisition Plan (LTAP), LTAP radiometry, the ETM+ Automated Cloud-Cover Assessment (ACCA), […]

Jun 22, 2006Revised Draft for LDCM Thermal Imaging Option Released

The Revised Draft Imagery Requirements supplement for the thermal imaging option is now available for review and comment. The Imagery Requirements supplement is a subset of the Space Segment Requirements Document. It contains only the algorithm, spectral band, radiometry, and geometric instrument requirements. Please provide comments pertaining to this document to Patricia Dombrowski by June 30 , 2006.

Jun 21, 2006Draft LDCM Operations Concept and WRS-2 Definition Documents Available

Jun 21, 2006 • Draft versions of two LDCM reference documents, the Operations Concept document and the WRS-2 Definition document, are now available for review and comment. Please provide comments pertaining to these documents to Patricia Dombrowski by June 21, 2006.

Jun 20, 2006Two Draft LDCM Reference Documents Released

Draft versions of two LDCM requirements documents, the Space to Ground Segments Interface Requirements and the Mission Operations Element Requirements are now available. Please provide comments pertaining to these documents to Patricia Dombrowski or Faye Johnson by July 4, 2006.

Jun 16, 2006Draft LDCM Special Calibration Test Requirements Released

A draft version of the LDCM reference documents, the Special Calibration Test Requirements (Thermal option addendum), is now available for review and comment. Please provide comments pertaining to this document to Patricia Dombrowski by June 23, 2006.

Jun 15, 2006Two Draft LDCM Reference Documents Released

Jun 15, 2006 • Draft versions of two LDCM reference documents, the Space Segment Requirements Document and the LDCM Lexicon Document, are now available for review and comment. Please provide comments pertaining to these documents to Patricia Dombrowski by June 28, 2006.

Jun 6, 2006Industry Input Wanted for LDCM General Environmental Verification Specification

Jun 6, 2006 • The LDCM project is soliciting industry input regarding the application of the General Environmental Verification Specification (GEVS) to the LDCM mission development. The objective of this request for comment is to solicit industry ideas for tailoring the GEVS to reduce project costs and schedule without significantly impacting mission quality, safety, performance, or risk. […]

Jun 2, 2006LDCM Draft Contract Data Requirement List Available

Jun 2, 2006 • The Draft LDCM Contract Data Requirement List (CDRL) is now available for review and comment. Please provide comments pertaining to this document to Patricia Dombrowski by June 21, 2006.

May 31, 2006LDCM Draft Statement of Work Available

May 31, 2006 • The Draft LDCM Statement of Work is now available for review and comment. Please provide comments pertaining to the Draft LDCM Statement of Work to Patricia Dombrowski by June 14, 2006.

May 24, 2006LDCM Draft Mission Assurance Requirements Available

May 24, 2006 • The Draft Mission Assurance Requirements document is now available for review and comment. The objective of this request for comment is to solicit industry ideas for tailoring the MAR to reduce project costs and schedule without significantly impacting mission quality, safety, performance, or risk. Please provide comments pertaining to this document to Patricia Dombrowski by […]

May 11, 2006LDCM Solicits Industry Input

May 11, 2006 • The LDCM project is soliciting industry input regarding the application of the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Rules for the Design, Development, Verification and Operation of Flight Systems (GSFC-STD-1000) to the LDCM mission development. The rules and specific information regarding this request can be found on the NASA LDCM website. Please submit […]

May 10, 2006LDCM Thermal Imaging Draft Requirements Released for Comment

May 10, 2006 • NASA released an addendum to the draft LDCM Imagery Requirements document. The addendum details the imagery requirements for the LDCM thermal band option. It is available for comment and review. For more information about LDCM documentation, please visit the NASA LDCM website.