Quiet on the Cape

Quiet on the Cape
  • Credit:

    NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team
The final Space Shuttle mission ended on July 21, 2011, when the Atlantis landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on Cape Canaveral. 2012 is the first post-Space Shuttle program year at Cape Canaveral. In this Landsat 7 image vegetation is green, marshy areas are a greenish brown and developed areas are white. Water in the image is greenish-blue (Indian and Banana Rivers), bright turquoise-blue (just offshore), and a deep blue (out at sea).

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  • Data Date:

    February 13, 2012
  • Visualization Date:

    May 22, 2012
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 7 - ETM+
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