Landsat Celebrates 45 Years of Earth Observations


NASA Goddard

Published on Jul 23, 2017

Since 1972, Landsat satellites have orbited our home planet, collecting data about the land surface we rely on. This video shows footage of the launch of the first Landsat satellite, on July 23, 1972, and a time lapse of the changing coastal wetlands in Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana.

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