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Space-Based Remote Sensing of the Earth: A Report to the CongressThe commercialization of the LANDSAT Satellites, remote sensing research and development as applied to the Earth and its atmosphere as studied by NASA and NOAA is presented. Major gaps in the knowledge of the Earth and its atmosphere are identified and a series of space based measurement objectives are derived. The near-term space observations programs of the United States and other countries are detailed. The start is presented of the planning process to develop an integrated national program for research and development in Earth remote sensing for the remainder of this century and the many existing and proposed satellite and sensor systems that the program may include are described.
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Acquisition Source
Document Type
Technical Memorandum (TM)
Date Acquired
September 5, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1987
Subject Category
Earth Resources And Remote Sensing
Report/Patent Number
NAS 1.15:89709
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Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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