Along Landsat 7's 50,000th Orbit

Along Landsat 7's 50,000th Orbit
  • Credit:

    NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team

The Landsat 7 satellite flew its 50,000th orbit on Monday, September 8, 2008. The path of Landsat 7's 50,000th orbit took it over a swath of China and Korea. The image featured here was acquired during that orbit. This image features the Chinese city of Dandong and the North Korean city of Sinuiju. The two cities are separated by the Yalu River and are linked via the China-Korea Friendship Bridge.

This Landsat 7 image was acquired on September 8, 2008. The image is a pan-sharpened natural-color image (Bands 3,2,1 + panchromatic). Dandong and Sinuiju fall on Landsat WRS-2 Path 118 Row 32.

  • References

  • Wikipedia. Dandong. Accessed Sept. 17, 2008 - external link

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  • Data Date:

    September 8, 2008
  • Visualization Date:

    August 24, 2009
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 7 - ETM+
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