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Landsat 8 Data Reader Included in ENVI 5.0 Service Pack 3

The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) arrived in its final orbit last month, putting us all one step closer to getting our hands on some of that gorgeous new data. As NASA continues to report progress toward the handoff of … Continue reading

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Landsat 8 is Up and Away!

Yesterday was a big day for Earth imaging, as NASA’s Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) successfully launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.  Exelis VIS’s own Thomas Harris (@t_harris) was lucky enough to attend the NASA Social … Continue reading

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22 Minutes of Science and Music!

What a way to kick off the New Year!  I discovered this informative and eclectic podcast while perusing my science section on Flipboard.   This podcast, called “LandSat, the next generation”, includes many of the topics that EarthSky covers to ring … Continue reading

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All Our Eggs in the Landsat Data Continuity Mission

Now that Landsat 5 is out of commission indefinitely, the upcoming launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) in December 2012 becomes more important than ever.  LDCM is a collaboration between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, with the … Continue reading

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