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Landsat 8 Video File

The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) is a collaboration between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey that will continue the Landsat Program's 40-year data record of monitoring Earth's landscapes from space. LDCM will expand and improve on that record with observations that advance a wide range of Earth sciences and contribute to the management of agriculture, water and forest resources.

The LDCM observatory was successfully launched aboard an Atlas V-401 rocket on February 11, 2013, from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The operation of the satellite will be handed over to the U.S. Geological Survey on May 30, 2013.


Matthew R. Radcliff (USRA): Video Editor
James R. Irons (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee
Del Jenstrom (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee
Matthew R. Radcliff (USRA): Producer
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LDCM: Landsat Data Continuity Mission
Landsat 8

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G2013-009 -- LDCM Launch Press

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