Feb. 8, 2013 • As Monday’s launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission approaches, lots of news organizations are following the story. Here’s a sampling of recent articles:

Landsat 8 to the Rescue, Nature
Fate of Historic Landsat Mission Hinges on Upcoming LaunchWired 
Monday Launch to Continue Landsat Legacy of ResearchSpaceflight Now
+ Earth-Observing Satellite Set to Launch from California, Calgary Herald
LDCM Primed and Ready for 11 February LaunchAmericaSpace
NASA Poised to Launch Powerful New Earth-Watching Satellite MondaySpace.com
Notes From the FieldNASA Earth Observatory

Launch-related news from NASA and USGS: 
Landsat Data Continuity Mission Awaits Liftoff
Observing Tomorrow: Continuing Landsat’s Long Look at Our Changing World
LDCM: A New Era in Earth Observation