Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Landsat 8 Now in Orbit

The story is straight forward. As I mentioned earlier this year, the NASA/USGS earth observation team brought the longest satellite mission in history, Landsat 5, to an end in the closing days of 2012. Yesterday, its replacement, Landsat 8 was placed into orbit. For details, use the link below:

(Jalopnik, February 11, 2013)

Comment: Godspeed - Landsat.

Lead photo: NASA

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