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Hoping For More Satellites

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Frank Kelly, Director of the EROS Data Center, says the U.S. government should consider ordering a pair of Landsat spacecraft to ensure at least another two decades of continuous collection of medium-resolution land imagery.  Kelly endorsed the idea of a block buy and says it is an obvious way to avoid disrupting the record of medium-resolution Earth observations the Landsat program has built up during the last 40 years.