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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Landsat 1 -
Full Name Landsat 1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 23 Jul 1972
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 02 Jan 1978
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 6126 (TLE)
International Designator 1972-058A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 99.2 deg
Orbit Altitude 917 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 9:30 Repeat Cycle
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Collection 2
Dec-2020
CARD4L Landsat Collection 2 marks the second major reprocessing effort on the Landsat archive by the USGS that results in several data product improvements that harness recent advancements in data processing, algorithm development, and data access and distribution capabilities. Read more

Landsat Collection 1
Sep-2016
Landsat Collection 1 consists of Level-1 data products generated from Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI)/Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS), Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+), Landsat 4-5 Thematic Mapper (TM)*, and Landsat 1-5 Multispectral Scanner (MSS) instruments. Read more

Landsat MSS ESA Archive
Jan-2013



The Multi Spectral Scanner (MSS) instrument was carried aboard the Landsat 1 to 5 missions between 1972 and 2013. Global MSS acquisitions ended in 1999, even though Landsat 4 and 5 were still active. The Multi Spectral Scanner (MSS) on the Landsat-1 to 5 missions was an opto-mechanical scanning instrument (whiskbroom technique, unidirectional operation) consisting of a double reflector-type telescope, scanning mirror, filters, detectors, and associated electronics. The collection is composed of the products acquired at ESA receiving stations (Fucino, Masplomas, Matera and Kiruna visibility masks). Access is provided through the ESA TPM scheme. Read more

OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 64 )
Alabama Remote Sensing Archive Multispectral Imagery of Alabama from Landsat and Skylab
BOREAS Landsat MSS Imagery: Digital Counts
GFOI_Borneo_Island
Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) - Fiji
Landsat 1-5 dataset from Alaska Field Office's Dbase; USGS, Alaska
Landsat 1-5 Multispectral Scanner (MSS) Collection 1 V1
Landsat Imagery from the University of Alaska Geophysical Institute, GeoData Center
LANDSAT MSS Data held by the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil
Landsat MSS ESA Archive
Landsat MSS Image (14 Feb 1973) of Thailand - Path 141 Row 47

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