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2013-01-16 11:58:25

Members of the media planning to cover the launch of NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California must apply for accreditation by Feb. 4. LDCM will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg's Space Launch Complex 3. Liftoff is targeted for 10:04 a.m. PST Feb. 11. For accreditation, news media should contact 2nd Lt. Kaylee Ausbun of the 30th Space Wing Public Affairs Office at Vandenberg by telephone at 805-606-3595,...

2013-01-16 08:21:02

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the media planning to cover the launch of NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California must apply for accreditation by Feb. 4. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) LDCM will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg's Space Launch Complex 3. Liftoff is targeted for 10:04 a.m. PST Feb. 11. Media...

NASA, USGS Program Helps Find Patterns In Forest Disturbances
2013-01-15 13:54:06

[Watch Video: LandTrenr Analysis of Pacific Northwest] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new computer program is now able to help find patterns that had been buried within vast amounts of scientific data. The LandTrendr is a new way of studying and visualizing Earth science data from a NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) satellite program. LandTrendr has already led to seeing an obscured, slow-moving decline and recovery of trees in Pacific Northwest...

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. A joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mission, LDCM will add to the longest continuous data record of Earth's surface as viewed from space. LDCM is the eighth satellite in the Landsat series, which began in 1972. The mission will extend more than 40 years of global land observations that are critical in many areas, such as energy and water management, forest...

2013-01-10 12:20:46

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) is scheduled to launch Feb. 11 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mission, LDCM will add to the longest continuous data record of Earth's surface as viewed from space. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) LDCM is the eighth satellite in the Landsat series, which began in 1972. The mission will extend more than...

2013-01-08 09:27:37

NASA will hold a news briefing at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 10, about the upcoming launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). The briefing will be held in the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, Washington. The news conference will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website. LDCM is a collaboration between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey that will continue the Landsat Program's 40-year data record of monitoring Earth's landscapes from...

2013-01-07 08:21:19

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will hold a news briefing at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 10, about the upcoming launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). The briefing will be held in the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, Washington. The news conference will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) LDCM is a collaboration between NASA and the...

New Landsat Probe Arrives At Vandenberg
2012-12-21 07:04:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM), the eighth probe in NASA's long-running satellite imagery acquisition program, has been delivered to California's Vandenberg Air Force Base in preparation for its upcoming launch, officials with the US space agency announced on Thursday. The LDCM, which was built and tested by Arizona-based Orbital Sciences Corporation and departed their facility onboard a semi-trailer truck earlier this...

2012-12-20 16:20:09

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An oversized semi-trailer truck carrying NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) has arrived at its launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in preparation for launch. This NASA and U.S. Geological Survey mission will continue a 40-year record of measuring change on the planet from space. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) LDCM is the eighth satellite in the Landsat series, which began in...

2012-11-30 16:29:15

A stunning array of images of our home planet, taken by Earth-observing science satellites, are featured in a new NASA publication. The book, "Earth as Art," is available in hardcover, electronically, and as a free iPad application. The 158-page book celebrates the aesthetic beauty of Earth in the patterns, shapes, colors and textures of the land, oceans, ice and atmosphere. Images include snow-capped mountain peaks in the Himalayas, Arizona's Painted Desert, the Mississippi River Delta...