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Below you'll find the most recent news about EROS and USGS. Please contact Tim Glynn at tglynn@usgs.gov for assistance with specific media questions and requests.

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New RCMAP Fact Sheet Offers User-Friendly Overview

The mission of the Rangeland Condition Monitoring Assessment and Projection (RCMAP) project housed at the Earth Resources Observation and Science...

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Landsat 8 Data from Recent Safehold Available in Provisional State

On Thursday, January 26, 2023, an anomaly caused the Landsat 8 spacecraft to enter a safehold mode. The spacecraft recovered from the safehold on...

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'Next' to Continue the NASA/USGS Landsat Legacy

With a trio of smaller satellites that can each detect 26 wavelengths of light and thermal energy, the Landsat Next mission is expected to look very...

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Tools Help Scientists Wrangle LCMAP Data and More

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center archive contains 50 years—and counting—of Earth observations in Landsat data. It’s no...

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Landsat Satellites Operated from EROS for First Time

For the first time ever, the commands to operate the Landsat 8 and Landsat 9 satellites came directly from the USGS Earth Resources Observation and...

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2022 from Landsat's View

Remember historic Landsat Mission events with the newest Landsat Storymap.

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Ring in the New Year with Landsat Collection 2

As of December 30, 2022, Landsat Collection 1 data and science products are no longer downloadable from the USGS.

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2022 Year in Review for USGS EROS

Plenty of significant occasions and accomplishments were celebrated by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in 2022.

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Jim Rowland Is Retiring from USGS EROS, But His Workplace Stretched to Africa

Thirty years ago, a contractor at USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center hired a man who could speak French—in a strong Quebec...

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