Friday, February 8, 2013

Watch Online NASA Launching New Satellite: LDCM/Landsat 8

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Today, February 11, the next Landsat (LDCM/Landsat 8 will be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1802-1850 GMT .

The launch of LDCM is scheduled for just over 90 minutes.Click the following link to watch NASA HD stream of LDCM launch.

If you are interested in watching it will be streamed on NASA Internet TV (see   Also see at for space flights information.

 “The data from Landsat spacecraft constitute the longest record of the Earth's continental surfaces as seen from space.  With the launch of the LDCM on Monday, February 11, the record will be continued and enhanced, providing data intrinsic to our geographic and Earth system science research.  Since 1972,

Friday, December 21, 2012

NASA Internship Opportunity for GIS Students

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NASA announced NASA’s DEVELOP Summer 2013 Internship Program for undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Remote Sensing. This is a paid 10-week internship program located at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California that begins June 3, 2012 (for semester system) or June 17 (for quarter system).

Student teams research NASA science capabilities relevant to community concerns, create and complete projects using remote sensing and GIS techniques, and create advanced computer generated visualizations demonstrating research results. The activities are student-led, with mentors from NASA and partner organizations. Students of all majors are welcome to apply! Please see the attached flyer.

A stipend will be provided for selected students. Student housing options are also available on-site. Attached is a flyer to post in your department. Please feel free to forward this email to any other department or people you think might be interested. Applications must be postmarked by Monday February 4th, 2013. Interviews will be conducted after applications are received. Students selected for a summer 2013 DEVELOP internship will be notified by late April.

For further information on the DEVELOP Internship Program at NASA Ames Research Center, please access the National Program website at:

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