On the 40th anniversary of NASA's Landsat satellite imaging program, we see a few stunning views of Earth from above.
Collections of Landsat satellite imagery captured over 28 years, combined with Google Earth images, show the changing landscape of life on Earth.
The eighth spacecraft in a four-decade-long program to monitor the planet's surface is successfully boosted into orbit, kicking off an $855 million mission.
Landsat 8 has just completed its first year in operation -- and it's already recorded some fascinating changes on Earth's surface.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Landsat, Google releases time-lapse video and live surface imagery. Watching Vegas expand, as its own Lake Mead shrinks, makes for fascinating viewing.
Landsat has been watching Earth from space for four decades. As the next-generation LDCM satellite prepares to launch, we look at what Landsat has shown us so far.
NASA's Landsat has captured a 9000-kilometre swathe of land in an unbroken panorama.