All of the images are in the public domain and may be used with attribution. • Landsat 4 began experiencing numerous spacecraft malfunctions which limited spacecraft functionality in its early mission life. The Landsat satellite record stretches from 1972 to the present. This gallery includes all Landsat images published on the Earth Observatory, Visible Earth, and Landsat Science web sites from all seven Landsat satellites (Landsats 1-8, Landsat 6 failed to achieve orbit). Landsat 8 Mission Overview presented at the 2014 HyspIRI Product Symposium NASA Goddard Space Flight Center June 04, 2014 by Jim Irons Landsat 8 Project Scientist Earth Science Division NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Maryland . User applications prioritization, consideration of commercial and international systems, and evaluation of system costs will be included in a SLI architecture study for future Landsat missions, where USGS-collected user needs will be a key input. Mission Objectives • Provide continuity in multi -decadal Landsat land surface observations to study, predict, and understand the consequences of land surface dynamics • Core Component of Sustainable Land Imaging program. The Landsat missions and sensors have evolved along with the technology from a demonstration project in the analog world of visual interpretation to an operational mission in the digital world, with incremental improvements along the way in terms of spectral, spatial, radiometric, and geometric performance as well as acquisition strategy, data availability, and products. Landsat 8 Launch – Feb. 11, 2013 Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) developed through an interagency partnership between NASA and the U.S. … Increase in pivot irrigation in Saudi Arabia from 1987 to 2012 as recorded by Landsat. 2 USGS/NASA Landsat partnership since 1966 . Landsat 9 Mission Overview. Landsat: Today and Future Missions WSWC, Helena MT, July 15-18, 2014 U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey Dr. Frank Kelly USGS EROS Center Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) October 22, 2013 Helena, MT Bands 4,3,2-8 Pan Sharpened . Operational status of missions: Landsat-4: Overall the mission lasted from mid-1982 until mid-2001 when the spacecraft was decommissioned.