NASA Science Live: Landsat – A Legacy of Seeing Earth from Space

Earth is changing, and these changes can be seen from space. A series of satellites built by NASA and operated by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have been monitoring and tracking changes across our planet for almost 50 years. Adding to this legacy circling the globe every 99 minutes and collecting images of the Earth landscapes and coastal regions, Landsat 9 will continue to answer the many questions we have about Earth’s climate change, population growth and even your very own food supply. Join experts on #NASAScience Live Thursday, Sept. 30 at 3:00 p.m. EDT to learn more. Ask your questions in the live chat! Meet the experts: Your host for this episode is Jacob Richmond, the Earth Science Communications Manager at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Jacob joined NASA after retiring from the Air Force after 20 years of service. In his spare time he loves to hike and travel with his family. Dr. Liz Hoy is a Senior Scientist at NASA Goddard and is our fire expert for this episode. Dr. Hoy started her graduate studies in remote sensing science where she went to Alaska, hiked around and took tree and soil measurements to compare them with…

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NASA Science Live: Landsat – A Legacy of Seeing Earth from Space

Updated: September 30, 2021 — 10:26 am