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Landsat 5 History

March 1, 1984 – January 2013

Decommissioned June 5, 2013
Landsat 5 Decommissioning Details
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Landsat 5

Figure 1. Landsat 5

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Multispectral Scanner (MSS)
Acquisitions of Landsat 5 MSS data over the United States ceased in 1992; global acquisitions ended in 1999. Limited acquisitions were made from June 2012 through January 2013, after the loss of the TM sensor on the satellite. Thematic Mapper (TM)
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