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Satellite Image Captures Rebuild of an Oil Refinery, Four Years on from Japan Earthquake

Images from UK-DMC2 show the oil refinery in the Miyagi prefecture immediately after the tsunami struck (top), and again four years later (bottom).

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18 June 20150 Comments0 Comments

Study Shows Small Satellite Can Host Imager Instrument for Landsat at Low Cost

In May 2015 we delivered the results of our six-month study on small instrument design for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). We, along with our team members Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) and Global Science & Technology Inc. (GST), were one of six prime contract companies that competed for and received NASA funding via the GSFC Sustained Land Imaging (SLI) Office to conduct a study involving future Landsat small instrument conceptual designs, decisions, and trades. The primary intent of the study was to design an instrument package that could be hosted by a small satellite platform while still meeting the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) SOW requirements and performance for the Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS).

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30 June 20150 Comments0 Comments