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Two images acquired more than four decades apart show the development of the technology behind Landsat’s satellite sensors.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Caption by Kathryn Hansen.

Published February 5, 2017
Data acquired 1972 - 2016

Sources:
Landsat 1 (ERTS)
Landsat 8 > OLI