Category Archives: Landsat

Spectral Transformer tool sets for Landsat-8 imagery from Geosage

TweetLandsat-8 captures more than 400 scenes per day, and as of early June 2013 more than 20,000 scenes are already available. New from Geosage, free tools for working with Landsat 8 imagery. GeoSage has released Spectral Transformer tool sets for … Continue reading

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Landsat 8, officially began its mission on May 30, 2013

TweetThe latest in the Landsat series of Earth observation satellites, Landsat 8, officially began its mission on May 30. The purpose is to extend an unparalleled four-decade record of Earth’s land surface as seen from space.  NASA launched the Landsat … Continue reading

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First Images Released From Newest Landsat Earth Observation Satellite

TweetSome of the first images released from the USGS from Landsat 8 gives us a look at the Colorado Front Range as well as an amazing view of last summer’s wildfire burn just west of Fort Collins, CO.  About the … Continue reading

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With Landsat 8 DOI / NASA Partnership to Strengthen STEM Careers

TweetThis news on the heel of the launch of the next generation of the LDCM and the continuation of the Landsat program – the satellite is expected to transmit images and data about the Earth within 100 days. Salazar today  … Continue reading

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40 Years of Landsat Continues with LDCM Launch Today

TweetWow, launch day is here already as the Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft takes flight to continue with what may in fact be the greatest space exploration success story of our generation! The Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft is set to … Continue reading

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Video – NASA Continuing Landsat’s 40-Year Legacy With LDCM 8

TweetIndeed, it isn’t called the continuity mission for nothing!! The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) is a collaboration between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey that will continue the Landsat Program’s 40-year data record of monitoring Earth’s landscapes from space. … Continue reading

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USGS Comments, Mission Accomplished for Landsat 5 After 29 Years

TweetIT seems that like the Eveready Bunny, Landsat 5 just keeps in ticking… however, according to the USGS it may be that time has run its course for Landsat 5 and retirement is now looming near. This from the USGS…  … Continue reading

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USPS Taps LandSat 7 satellite images For Earthscapes Forever stamps

TweetThis cool story from the USGS takes me back to my days of stamp collecting… Two images from the Landsat 7 satellite are included in the new U.S Post Office series of 15 Earthscapes Forever stamps. Released October 1 to … Continue reading

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USGS Landsat 5 Mission in Jeopardy

TweetAmazing that 27 years after a planned 3 year mission, Landsat 5 is finally running into some technical issues and is no longer acquiring imagery according to the USGS.  This from the USGS… Landsat 5 was launched in 1984 and … Continue reading

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SAIC Introduces online LANDSAT Imagery Resource

TweetInteresting to see that SAIC has rolled out an online Landsat imagery resource. the company bills it as a web-based processing system delivering custom Landsat imagery directly to the customer desktop. Already openly available by the USGS, the SAIC resource … Continue reading

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Imagery for Everyone from the USGS

TweetYou know I’m big into free data, so here’s a reminder about a cool data initiative from the USGS, coming soon – From http://landsat.usgs.gov/ here is something that may be of interest: A reminder, this came out of the USGS … Continue reading

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FREE USGS Landsat imagery – Imagery for Everyone

TweetFrom http://landsat.usgs.gov/ here is something that may be of interest: A reminder, this acme out of the USGS on April 21, 2008 – Imagery for Everyone By February 2009, any Landsat archive scene selected by a user will be processed, … Continue reading

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