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Landsat 9: USGS assumes control of newest satellite in Landsat program from NASA

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The U.S. Geological Survey assumed complete operational control of the Landsat 9 satellite from NASA today at the USGS Earth...

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Landsat Looks at the Moon

On May 16, 2022, sky watchers were not the only ones observing the Moon during the longest total lunar eclipse in three decades. Two satellites that...

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Fifty Years of Landsat: Observing Earth to Look Forward

On July 23, 2022, Landsat—a space-based Earth observation program conducted jointly by the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA—marks a half century of...

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Fifty Years of Landsat: Watchman for Wildfires

Earth imagery is fundamental to the USGS fire mission to understand the causes, consequences, and benefits of wildfire. Imagery and data from Landsat...

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Special Issue: Landsat Update 50th Anniversary

Landsat Updates are prepared periodically and distributed electronically to provide information about Landsat activities and related topics of...

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Landsat: Helping Us Help Ourselves for 50 Years

We can’t see them, but they’ve faithfully circled above us for 50 years. From hundreds of miles away, Landsat satellites have revealed details and...

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Maps and Imagery for Hurricane Response

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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Select Landsat 8 Scenes Acquired in May Recently Reprocessed

Fifty-eight Landsat 8 scenes acquired from WRS-2 Paths 95, 111, and 127 from May 17, 2022 (DOY137) were reprocessed on July 12, 2022.

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Fifty Years of Landsat: Observing Global Forests from above the Canopy

Around the world, forests provide timber and other wood products, fuel, flood control, biological diversity, recreation, carbon storage and much more...

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Reprocessed Landsat 9 Data Acquired from June 20-21, 2022

The Landsat Calibration and Validation Team identified 130 Landsat 9 scenes acquired from June 20-21, 2022, over a period of nine hours, that were...

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