Witness the Launch of the next Landsat Satellite (Feb 10 & 11, 2013)

NASA will host a two-day event for 80 of its social media followers on ­­­­­­Sunday, Feb. 10, and Monday, Feb. 11, at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, Calif., for the launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission, a satellite that continues a record-breaking 40 years of Earth observations. Landsat satellites provide the longest continuous …

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Next generation geostationary satellite program undergoes successful review

The GOES-R Series Program,  which is leading the effort to replace and upgrade NOAA’s existing fleet of  geostationary satellites that track severe weather across the United States, received a favorable appraisal conducted by an  external team of aerospace experts of its preparations to launch the new series,  beginning in late 2015. “Severe weather was again …

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