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Landsat 9 Goes to Work

  Landsat 9 is an Earth observation satellite launched on 27 September 2021 from Space Launch Complex-3E at Vandenberg Space Force Base on an Atlas V 401 launch vehicle NASA is in charge of building, launching, and testing the satellite, while the United States Geological Survey (USGS) operates the satellite, and manages and distributes the data archive. This current satellite is the ninth in the Landsat program, which is the longest-running enterprise for…

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NASA TV to Air Landsat 9 Launch, Prelaunch Activities

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the Landsat 9 satellite, a joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mission that will continue the legacy of monitoring Earth’s land and coastal regions that began with the first Landsat satellite in 1972.   Landsat 9 is scheduled to launch at 2:11 p.m. EDT (11:11 a.m. PDT)…

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NASA Unveils New Interactive Website Ahead of Landsat 9 Launch

Landsat 9

Landsat 9, a joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey satellite mission, is scheduled to launch Thursday, Sept. 16, from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. To help the media and public learn more about the project and its near 50-year history, NASA has launched a new interactive website:   www.nasa.gov/landsat9   Members of the media are also invited to a…

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