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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.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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