News tagged with landsat data continuity mission

Goddard helps set two Guinness World Records

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. The awards highlight the tremendous amount of work by many of ...

dateJun 21, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Eye exam for a satellite

You don't just strap a satellite to a rocket, launch it, and voilà, it takes measurements. Beyond maneuvering into the right orbit, there are a series of check-out procedures to make sure the satellite performs in space ...

dateApr 17, 2013 in Space Exploration
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LDCM satellite sees its birthplaces

Building and launching the Landsat Data Continuity Mission required teams of people across the United States. It is appropriate, then, that the satellite's early images include these views of the places that most contributed ...

dateApr 12, 2013 in Space Exploration
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A closer look at LDCM's first scene

Turning on new satellite instruments is like opening new eyes. This week, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) released its first images of Earth, collected at 1:40 p.m. EDT on March 18. The first image shows the meeting ...

dateMar 21, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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