LDCM launch
May 8, 2013Commissioning the Landsat Data Continuity Mission

May 8, 2013 • On the beautifully clear Monday morning of Feb. 11, 2013, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission made its way from California‚Äôs Vandenberg Air Force Base to low Earth orbit. The more than 1,000 Landsat scientists, engineers, data users, and fans gathered to watch the launch breathed a collective sigh of relief as […]