Landsat

Series of satellites launched by NASA for the purpose of remotely monitoring resources on the Earth. The first Landsat satellite was launched by the United States in 1972. Landsat uses two types of sensors to monitor the Earth: Thematic Mapper and Multispectral Scanner. See the following website for more information – Landsat Program.

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