NASA releases first images taken by Landsat climate change monitoring mission

NASA has released the first images of Earth taken by the Landsat 9 mission which is designed to capture high-resolution snapshots of the planet to help track climate change.

The pictures, taken from an altitude of 705km, were all snapped on 31 October by the joint mission between NASA and the US Geological Survey.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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