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Landsat: A Global Land-Observing Program

Fact Sheet 023-03

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Abstract

Landsat represents the world's longest continuously acquired collection of space-based land remote sensing data. The Landsat Project is a joint initiative of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) designed to gather Earth resource data from space. NASA developed and launched the spacecrafts, while the USGS handles the operations, maintenance, and management of all ground data reception, processing, archiving, product generation, and distribution.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Landsat: A Global Land-Observing Program
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
023-03
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2003
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
Description:
4 p.