Earth  ID: 4076

Landsat-8 Long Swath

Landsat-8 launched February 11th, 2013. This visualization shows one of the first full swaths of data taken on April 19th, 2013, only one week after Landsat-8 ascended to its final altitude of 438 miles (705 km).


Visualization Credits

Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Animator
Matthew R. Radcliff (USRA): Video Editor
Matthew R. Radcliff (USRA): Producer
James R. Irons (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Jesse Allen (Sigma Space Corporation): Project Support
Robert Simmon (Sigma Space Corporation): Project Support
Laurence Schuler (ADNET): Project Support
Ian Jones (ADNET): Project Support
Leann Johnson (GST): Project Support
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
Landsat-8/OLI/Band Combination 2,3,4 also referred to as: True Color
Observed Data
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

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GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version