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USGS Hosts Congressional Briefing - Landsat 8 Begins

Category: Earth Observation

Event Format: Briefing

Date: Friday, May 10, 2013

Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325, Washington, DC 20515, US

What: Following its successful launch in February, Landsat 8 will officially begin its mission on May 30th. This advanced satellite will systematically acquire images of Earth, extending Landsat's four-decade record of our planet. Join us to learn how USGS and NASA look to future of the Landsat program. Speakers: * Jim Irons, LDCM Project Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
* Matt Larsen, Assoc. Dir. for Climate and Land Use Change, U.S. Geological Survey
* Kass Green, President, Kass Green & Associates Where: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325
Washington, D.C. When: Friday, May 10, 2012
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hosted by:
American Geophysical Union
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Orbital Sciences Corp.
SGT Inc. Website: http://www.usgs.gov/solutions/2013_may10.html

Web Site Address: http://www.usgs.gov/solutions/2013_may10.html

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