[land-sat] /ˈlændˌsæt/

a U.S. scientific satellite that studies and photographs the earth’s surface by using remote-sensing techniques.
Any of various satellites used to gather data for images of the Earth’s land surface and coastal regions. These satellites are equipped with sensors that respond to Earth-reflected sunlight and infrared radiation. The first Landsat satellite was launched in 1972. Currently, the seventh satellite (Landsat 7) is orbiting Earth.
land satellite


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