Landsat-8 mission set for launch
The Americans are just about to launch the Landsat-8 mission, which will continue a remarkable, 40-year, unbroken account of the changing surface of Planet Earth.
Matt Larsen, the associate director for climate and land-use change at the US Geological Survey, spoke to our correspondent Jonathan Amos about the history of the Landsat programme.
17 Jan 2013
- From the section Science & Environment