Landsat view of Superbowl

Illustration showing Landsat 8 pixel sizes in relation to an American football field (NASA)

5 February 2018

Appropriately for Superbowl weekend, NASA tweeted this illustration of the pixel sizes from Landsat 8’s various instruments. The spacecraft was launched in 2013 to continue the world’s longest-running Earth observation data series, dating to 1972; Landsat 9┬áis scheduled to launch in December 2020.