NASA Weekly Digest Bulletin: Landsat 8 Satellite Begins Watch

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science, Nature/Biomimicry


Landsat 8 Satellite Begins Watch

05/30/2013 12:00 AM EDT

NASA transferred operational control Thursday of the Landsat 8 satellite to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in a ceremony in Sioux Falls, S.D.

05/30/2013 12:00 AM EDT

Jaden Smith, star of Columbia Pictures’ movie “After Earth,” is featured in a new NASA public service announcement that describes the contributions of the agency’s Earth science program to environmental awareness and exploration of our home planet.