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USGS Hosts Congressional Briefing - Landsat 8 Begins

Status Report From: U.S. Geological Survey
Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2013

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

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