Latest Landsat program Stories
Thousands of never-before-seen data products from the US Landsat satellites acquired over 30 years have been released for online access.
The Wallow Fire burned over 500,000 acres, making it the largest fire in Arizona history, to date. It is one of many large fires that fire managers and researchers have seen scorch forests nationwide since the early 2000s.
While the 138,000-acre Silver Fire still smoldered, forest restoration specialists were on the job.
As wildfires rage across California, NASA scientists are using satellite imagery to both monitor the current blaze and create models designed to predict where future fires might occur.
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.
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 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.
Scientists studying the Aral Sea's changing ecology and retreating shoreline have looked to Landsat -- and a new feature of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission will help ensure they get a clear, cloud-free view.
Google released more than a quarter-century of images of Earth taken from space Thursday compiled into an interactive time-lapse experience.
More Images (144 images) »