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

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Landsat 8 Currently in Safehold

On Thursday, January 26, 2023 (DOY 26), an anomaly caused the Landsat 8 spacecraft to enter into a safehold mode. The sensors onboard suspended...

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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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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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Landsat 7 Extended Science Mission to Continue into the New Year

Initially, when the Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) resumed imaging after moving to a lower orbit in early 2022, it was decided to...

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Landsat Collection 1 Datasets to be Removed on December 30, 2022

All Landsat Collection 1 data and science products in the USGS archives will become unavailable on December 30, 2022. Additionally, the ability to...

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Landsat Technical Working Group Meets in Germany

The USGS Landsat International Cooperator Network, in coordination with the German Aerospace Center (DLR), met for the Landsat Technical Working Group...

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November 2022 Landsat Update

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

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