Landsat 9 News

Oct 04, 2021Landsat 9 Power-Positive and Proceeding Smoothly Through On-Orbit Checkout

Landsat is proceeding smoothly and accordingly through its scheduled on-orbit checkout period.

Sep 27, 2021Newly Launched Landsat 9 Mission to Monitor Earth’s Landscapes

Landsat 9 successfully launched at 2:12 p.m. EDT Monday from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.

Sep 23, 2021Gearing Up for Landsat 9 Launch Week

From geocaching to family fun nights, from science cafe talks to women in STEM socials, there's something for you to do during launch week. 

Sep 23, 2021Modern Treasure Hunt for Landsat’s Long History Draws Crowds to Lompoc Ahead of Landsat 9 Launch

Adventurers, explorers, and satellite lovers alike descended on Lompoc, California, Sunday, Sept. 19 to kick-off Southern California’s first GeoTour: The History of Landsat in Lompoc.

Sep 20, 2021NASA TV to Air Landsat 9 Launch, Prelaunch Activities

 NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the NASA/USGS Landsat 9 satellite.

Sep 17, 2021Landsat 9 on Launch Pad atop Atlas V Rocket

Landsat 9, now scheduled for launch on Monday, Sept. 27, is safely encapsulated in its fairing and mated to the launch vehicle in preparation for launch.

Sep 15, 2021NASA and United Launch Alliance Update Landsat 9 Target Launch Date

The Landsat 9 launch is now scheduled for no earlier than Monday, Sept. 27, 2021.

Sep 03, 2021Landsat 9: Dress Rehearsal of Launch Day Completed

The Wet Dress Rehearsal enabled engineers to evaluate how the Landsat 9 rocket and ground systems behave prior to launch.

Aug 31, 2021A Trip Through Time With Landsat 9

Come along on a "roadtrip" through the decades to see how the technology on Landsat has evolved with the times to provide an unbroken data record.

Aug 27, 2021Landsat 9 Launch Date Reviewed by NASA & United Launch Alliance

Current pandemic demands for medical liquid oxygen have caused delivery delays of needed liquid nitrogen to Vandenberg, impacting the Landsat 9 launch date.