End of Mission

USGS: End of Mission for Landsat 5

On 21 December 2012, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced that Landsat 5 will be decommissioned over the coming months, bringing to a close the longest-operating Earth observing satellite mission in history. By any measure, the Landsat 5 mission has been an extraordinary success, providing unprecedented contributions to the global record of land change.


Publishing Date: 

Thu, 10/01/2013 - 08:51




Thu, 01/10/2013

Envisat: ESA declares end of mission

On 8 April the ESA satellite Envisat stopped sending signals just weeks after its tenth year in orbit was celebrated. Over the past weeks ESA had attempted rigorously to reestablish communication and regain control over Enivsat.


Publishing Date: 

Thu, 10/05/2012 - 07:58
Thu, 05/10/2012
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