September 21, 2016 - 50 years of Landsat Vision
Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall’s 1966 announcement of "Project EROS (Earth Resources Observation Satellites)”. Udall’s vision paved the way for what we today know as Landsat, and gave the world the confidence to create satellite systems to monitor our planet with a new perspective.
September 1, 2016 - Landsat 9 Passes Mission Milestone
Landsat 9 passed one of its important reviews: “Key Decision Point B (KDP-B)” on August 17, 2016. KDP-B marks the entry of a NASA Flight Project into “Phase B”, during which a preliminary design for all mission segments is completed. (Read More)
August 23, 2016 - Landsat Collection 1 Release Date Change
The recently published Landsat Update announced that Landsat 4-5 and Landsat 7 Collection 1 data will become available by the end of August; however, to properly address issues discovered during the operational verification period, we now plan on making Collection 1 data available by the end of September. Please visit the Landsat Collections web page for information about the Collections effort.