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NASA Studies Volcanoes From Space
2013-05-07 14:59:27

By using both optical and thermal sensing instruments onboard the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite, NASA scientists were able to create a comprehensive image of the Pacific’s Paluweh volcano in mid-eruption.

LDCM Satellite Takes Temperature Of The Salton Sea
2013-04-22 10:58:37

An image from an instrument aboard NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission or LDCM satellite may look like a typical black-and-white image of a dramatic landscape, but it tells a story of temperature.

A New View From A New Landsat Mission
2013-03-22 05:59:31

NASA officials announced on Thursday the release of the first images taken by the Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite, which was launched in February.

Comparable Land Imagery Fostered By ESA–NASA Collaboration
2013-02-13 11:52:32

ESA and NASA have joined forces to ensure that Sentinel-2 and the newly launched Landsat Data Continuity Mission offer compatible data products, thereby bringing greater benefits to users of images of Earth’s land and coastal zones.

Guinness World Record For Aging Landsat 5
2013-02-12 07:14:57

The new Guinness World's Record title for "longest-operating Earth observation satellite" has been set by NASA's Landsat 5, according to an email from Guinness World Records to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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