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Landsat 5 Sets Guinness World Record

By Marc Boucher
NASA Watch
February 11, 2013
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Landsat 5 Sets Guinness World Record for Longest Operating Earth Observation Satellite, NASA Goddard
Landsat 5 successfully set the new Guinness World Records title for ‘Longest-operating Earth observation satellite’ as stated in an e-mail from Guinness World Records sent to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. Outliving its three-year design life, Landsat 5 delivered high-quality, global data of Earth’s land surface for 28 years and 10 months.

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One response to “Landsat 5 Sets Guinness World Record”

  1. WasBill says:

    Gongrats to Fairchild Space Systems, wherever you are…