A collection of Landsat 5 and 7 scenes created for aesthetic purposes rather than scientific interpretation. The Earth as Art Three exhibit provides fresh and inspiring glimpses of different parts of our planet’s complex surface.

The Landsat Program is a series of Earth-observing satellite missions jointly managed by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey. Since 1972, Landsat satellites have collected information about Earth from space. This science, known as remote sensing, has matured with the Landsat Program.

Credit: USGS/NASA/Landsat

To learn more about the Landsat satellite go to: landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov/

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center enables NASA’s mission through four scientific endeavors: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Solar System Exploration, and Astrophysics. Goddard plays a leading role in NASA’s accomplishments by contributing compelling scientific knowledge to advance the Agency’s mission.