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EROS notes satellite launch anniversary

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The EROS Center north of Sioux Falls is celebrating a year of success of Landsat 8.

NASA launched the Earth-observing satellite into space from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base one year ago Tuesday.

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Groups discuss Landsat 8 in Sioux Falls

June 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Nearly 120 scientists and engineers from around the world are meeting in Sioux Falls this week to discuss operational and technical issues regarding the new Landsat 8 satellite.
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New satellite appears to be working flawlessly

May 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Landsat 8 sending back more than 400 images a day.
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NASA, USGS release first Landsat 8 images

March 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Landsat 8 acquired the images of Colorado’s Front Range on Monday using its operational land imager and thermal infrared sensor instruments.
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SD leaders watch as Earth satellite launches

February 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

GARRETSON (AP) Local dignitaries joined space enthusiasts Monday to watch the launch of an Earth-observing satellite whose images will be bounced back to a South Dakota laboratory where scientists study the planet’s changing landscape.
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New :Landsat 8 satellite to join 40-year EROS mission

September 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS A fleet of picture-snapping NASA satellites that for 40 years has documented forest fires, tsunamis and everyday changes in the Earth’s geography will soon get a new member.
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Satellite that transmits to EROS could be failing

November 18, 2011 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) One of the two main satellites transmitting images to the U.S. Geological Survey’s EROS Data Center near Sioux Falls could be on its last legs, survey officials said Friday. Continue Reading