satellite imagery

Natural color Landsat scene showing a brown landscape covered by small clouds that dot the landscape.

Landsat: Longest Running Earth Imagery Program

Caitlin Dempsey

With satellites in orbit since 1972, the Landsat program is the longest running Earth observation program.

Satellite image of wildfires burning in New Mexico in May 2022. Smoke can be see flowing from the site of three wildfires near Santa Fe.

Early Wildfires in New Mexico

Caitlin Dempsey

Wildfires in New Mexico are are starting earlier each year due to warmer and drier conditions.

Iceberg A-76. Image: contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2021), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

World’s Biggest Iceberg

Caitlin Dempsey

Currently, the largest iceberg in the world is A-23A, with an area of 3,880 square kilometers.

False color satellite image of Anchorage, Alaska .

Landsat 9 Data Released

Mark Altaweel

Landsat 9 satellite imagery and data has been made publicly available.

Logo showing small satellites representing earth observation data for the joint NASA and ESA collaboration called MAAP.

Open-Source Science in the Cloud Collaboration

Mark Altaweel

NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) released a new open source and science tool called the Multi-Mission Algorithm and Analysis Platform (MAAP).