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Published Works Demonstrate Dedication and Caliber of Landsat Science Team Members

Landsat Science Team members publish their research and results for the benefit of the remote sensing community. Their publications can be found in...

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Landsat Ground Station Operators Working Group 50th Meeting Held in Pretoria, South Africa

The USGS Landsat International Cooperator Network, in coordination with the South African National Space Agency (SANSA), held the first in person...

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Landsat 7 Nominal Science Mission Ending

Since Landsat 7's launch over 22 years ago on April 15, 1999, the satellite has completed more than 121,000 orbits, and the Enhanced Thematic Mapper...

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Online Compendium Allows Visualization of Earth Observing Satellites and Sensors

The Joint Agency Commercial Imagery Evaluation (JACIE) is a collaboration between six Federal agencies that are major users and producers of satellite...

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Landsat 9 Data Processing Resumes

The processing of Landsat 9 data held during the recent Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) anomaly has resumed.

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Landsat 9 Thermal Infrared Data Acquisitions Suspended Temporarily

The Landsat 9 Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS-2) experienced an issue with the on-board software on March 12, 2022 (DOY 071).  As a result, TIRS-2...

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Rare Landsat Underfly Mobilizes Cal/Val Experts Globally

To see an example of the adage “Planning makes perfect,” just take a look at the Landsat 9 underfly. The once-in-a-mission event placed the recently...

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ECCOE Web Site Changes

On Tuesday December 7, 2021, updates were made to all USGS webpages, including the EROS Cal/Val Center of Excellence (ECCOE) Web Site.  

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Pecora 22 Calls for Special Session Abstracts

The 22nd William T. Pecora Memorial Remote Sensing Symposium (Pecora 22) will convene in Denver, Colorado, USA from October 23 – 28, 2022, and will...

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USGS EROS Processes ‘First Light’ Images from Landsat 9

The first images from the joint USGS-NASA Landsat 9 mission have been released, offering a preview of the high-quality Earth observation data that...

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Landsat 9 Power-Positive and Proceeding Smoothly Through On-Orbit Checkout

Landsat 9 successfully launched on Monday, Sept 27, 2021 at 11:12 a.m. PDT and is now proceeding smoothly and accordingly through its scheduled on...

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Drones, Mirrors, Gear Galore—Welcome to a Satellite Validation Event

An invasion of sorts took place recently in an alfalfa field in northeastern Brookings, SD.

It wasn’t an invasion of unwanted species—though it...

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