NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will hold a news conference at 11 a.m.
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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has stopped acquiring images from the 27-year-old Landsat 5 Earth observation satellite due to a rapidly degrading electronic component.
NASA satellite images regularly map active fires around the world.
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The Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) organized a Crisis Workshop during the annual meeting of the Commissions of PAIGH.
Recent Landsat satellite data captured by the USGS and NASA on May 10 shows the major flooding of the Mississippi River around Memphis, Tenn.
Two 7.0 magnitude earthquakes stuck Myanmar on March 24. Earthquakes struck a relatively rural section of the country that borders on Thailand, Laos, and China.
The Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced plans to make the Department of the Interior the permanent manager of the Landsat series of Earth observation satellites.
Press Release. 24 January 2011
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