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Landsat Looks To The Moon For Calibration
2014-07-14 03:12:07

Every full moon, Landsat 8 turns its back on Earth. As the satellite’s orbit takes it to the nighttime side of the planet, Landsat 8 pivots to point at the moon.

2013-09-18 13:25:19

NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will kick off a quest for an innovative and affordable space-based system to extend the Landsat satellite data record for decades to come with a public forum and call for ideas Wednesday, Sept. 18.

New Landsat Satellite Data Just A Few Clicks Away
2013-09-05 14:16:25

Thousands of never-before-seen data products from the US Landsat satellites acquired over 30 years have been released for online access.

Restoration To At-Risk Areas Directed By NASA's Landsat Satellite Data
2013-08-21 10:21:57

While the 138,000-acre Silver Fire still smoldered, forest restoration specialists were on the job.

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.

NASA's Landsat 8 Project Officially Handed Over To USGS Control
2013-05-31 08:48:43

NASA’s Landsat 8 mission will continue under the control of the US Geological Survey (USGS), after a ceremony in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Thursday officially saw the reins being handed over from one agency to the other.


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'.