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2 Guinness World Records Set With Help From Goddard Space Flight Center
2013-06-21 10:24:25

Setting two world records in two consecutive months, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., helped share some of NASA's amazing accomplishments.

New Landsat 8 Images Available Free Online
2013-06-12 13:00:28

More than 40 years after the launch of its first satellite, the Landsat program continues to deliver publicly available satellite imagery. This month, images from the program’s latest satellite Landsat 8 were made available via the Internet.

Landsat 8 Launching On Monday
2013-02-10 05:02:04

NASA has given the Landsat mission a go for launch on Monday, during which the Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft will ride aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket towards its orbit.

2013-01-11 11:32:45

NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) is scheduled to launch Feb. 11 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

'Sweet Spot' For Crops Found By Landsat Satellites
2012-09-28 13:41:53

Farmers are using maps created with free data from NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey's Landsat satellites that show locations that are good and not good for growing crops.

Landsat Contest Offers View Of Local Landscape Change From Space
2012-05-25 03:16:22

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the United States' Landsat Earth-observing program, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are holding a contest that will offer winners customized satellite views of changing local landscapes.

Landsat Captures Texas 'Crop Circles'
2012-04-30 03:51:20

A water-rich polka dot pattern takes over the traditional rectangular patchwork of fields in this time series animation of 40 years of Landsat images.

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2011-06-17 09:28:43

In a Landsat 5 satellite image captured June 11, 2011, flooding is still evident both east and west of the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Miss.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.