Operational Land Imager

Landsat 8

Providers: 

Public Private Partnership: 

0Public Private Partnership

Landsat 8 launched on February 11, 2013, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on an Atlas-V 401 rocket, with the extended payload fairing
 (EPF) from United Launch Alliance, LLC. The Landsat 8 satellite payload consists of two science instruments—the Operational Land Imager (OLI) and the Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS). These two sensors provide seasonal coverage of the global landmass at a spatial resolution of 30 meters (visible, NIR, SWIR); 100 meters (thermal); and 15 meters (panchromatic).

Instrument: 

  • Operational Land Imager
  • Thermal Infrared Sensor

Launch Date: 

Mon, 11/02/2013

Life span: 

5years
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