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Below you'll find the most recent news about Landsat and USGS. Please contact Michelle Bouchard at mbouchard@usgs.gov for assistance with specific media questions and requests.

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Landsat Technical Working Group meets in Florida

The USGS Landsat International Cooperator Network met for the Landsat Technical Working Group (LTWG) #32 meeting in Orlando, Florida USA during the...

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USGS-NASA Award Honors Excellence in Earth Observation

Two awardees recognized with the 2023 William T. Pecora Award for achievements in Earth remote sensing.

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Landsat 7 Imaging Suspended

On Friday, January 19, 2024 (DOY 019) at 02:41:50Z, Landsat 7 imaging was suspended due to the satellite’s transition into full sunlight, which caused...

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Brief Interruption to Landsat Mission Web Pages

On Wednesday, January 17, 2024, upgrades to the USGS Web platform will cause access interruptions on the main Landsat Missions Web Site. All www.usgs...

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Reprocessing of Landsat 8 Data Acquired January 1-6, 2024

Landsat 8 products generated from data acquired January 1, 2024, to January 6, 2024, are being reprocessed to correct an issue within the radiometric...

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Changes to Landsat Surface Temperature Atmospheric Auxiliary Data

Landsat Collection 2 Level-2 surface temperature products are derived using a single channel algorithm which requires near contemporaneous auxiliary...

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Landsat 8, Landsat 9 Level-1 Product Processing Resumes

On December 22, 2023, Landsat processing systems resumed operations after a brief interruption. Landsat 8 and Landsat 9 Level-1 products are again...

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Interior Department Announces Landsat 2030 International Partnership Initiative

This release was originally shared by the Department of the Interior. 

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Landsat Level-1 Product Processing Temporarily Paused

Level-1 product processing of Landsat 7, Landsat 8, and Landsat 9 scenes acquired December 19, 2023, to the present has been paused while engineers...

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