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Cosmic Cycles 3: Earth as Art

Starting in 1972, nine Landsat satellites have orbited Earth, taking images of the surface. This unprecedented coverage has been tremendously useful to the scientific community, but it has also produced thousands of beautiful high-resolution images of the complex patterns of our world. From the fractal patterns of mountain ranges and river deltas to the precise geometry of agriculture, Landsat has rendered Earth as a work of art.

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Ryan Fitzgibbons (KBR Wyle Services, LLC): Lead Producer
Ryan Fitzgibbons (KBR Wyle Services, LLC): Lead Editor
Henry Dehlinger (National Philharmonic): Lead Music Composer
Wade Sisler (NASA/GSFC): Producer
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