Subscribe to Email Updates:

Enter your email address:

FY2013 Budget Briefing by Marcia McNutt, Director, U.S. Geological Survey Regarding Landsat

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 16-Feb-2012
Updated: 16-Feb-2012 01:01 PM
On February 14, 2012, Marcia McNutt, Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and other USGS officials provided a briefing on the FY2013 budget request for USGS.  That request includes funding for the Landsat land remote sensing satellite system.   USGS operates the two existing Landsat satellites and will operate the next in the series, Landsat 8.  NASA built and will launch Landsat 8, which it calls the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM).   These notes from the USGS briefing were originally published on on February 14 under the title "USGS Director:   Landsat Has Many Fans, But Affordable Solution Needed for Future."

User Comments has the right (but not the obligation) to monitor the comments and to remove any materials it deems inappropriate.  We do not post comments that include links to other websites since we have no control over that content nor can we verify the security of such links.