Cons 127 - 19- The Future of Earth Observation 2019.pdf

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The Future of Observing the Earth from Space Extension and Wrap-Up. Future Remote Sensing, Interplanetary Remote Sensing and Space Policy 1
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Learning Objectives In this lecture you will learn about… Planned satellite missions Space governance and the push to democratize of space The future trends of satellite missions Observing other planet using satellites Extension and Wrap-Up. Future Remote Sensing, Interplanetary Remote Sensing and Space Policy 2
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Future satellite missions Extension and Wrap-Up. Future Remote Sensing, Interplanetary Remote Sensing and Space Policy 3
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Refresher of Landsat program Landsat history. Credit: NASA Extension and Wrap-Up. Future Remote Sensing, Interplanetary Remote Sensing and Space Policy 4
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Landsat 9 and beyond Work on Landsat 9 began in 2015 2020: Landsat 9 to be launched Upgraded version of Landsat 8 Similar specifications Data will be free and publicly available Future Landsat missions may be smaller and more specialized With each mission sensors systems get more sensitive and see more detail. Landsat mock-up. Photo credit: NASA Extension and Wrap-Up. Future Remote Sensing, Interplanetary Remote Sensing and Space Policy 5
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Extension and Wrap-Up. Future Remote Sensing, Interplanetary Remote Sensing and Space Policy 6
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ESA Sentinel Series of satellites European Space Agency 6 satellites types in the mission 1. Weather (launched) RADAR 2. “Land services” (launched) - Multispectral 3. Ocean and land monitoring Multiple instruments 4. Atmospheric composition monitoring 5. Atmospheric composition monitoring 6. Global sea surface height for climate studies - RADAR Sentinel-2. Photo credit: ESA Extension and Wrap-Up. Future Remote Sensing, Interplanetary Remote Sensing and Space Policy 7
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Extension and Wrap-Up. Future Remote Sensing, Interplanetary Remote Sensing and Space Policy 8
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Extension and Wrap-Up. Future Remote Sensing, Interplanetary Remote Sensing and Space Policy 9
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