News About Landsat 9

L9 ground system review panel

Oct 22, 2018Review Panels Ensure USGS, NASA Don’t Pay ‘the Price of Failure’ with Landsat 9

Agencies like NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) that commit multiple millions of dollars to put Landsat satellites into space need to […]

Stephen Zahn preparing to speak at L9 Ground System review

Oct 4, 2018Landsat 9 Ground System Meets Design Criteria to Move Forward

Independent review panel unanimously agreed that the Landsat 9 Ground System Critical Design Review met all of the criteria for critical design.

Landsat 9 Ground System Critical Design Review

Sep 24, 2018Landsat 9 Ground System Critical Design Review

The Landsat 9 Ground System Critical Design Review (GCDR) is taking place September 24 & 25th in Brandon, South Dakota.

Landsat 9 Ground System Moves from Design to Development and Beyond

Aug 20, 2018Landsat 9 Ground System Moves from Design to Development and Beyond

The final Landsat 9 Ground System Critical Design Review is being hosted by USGS EROS at the end of September.

completing the OLI-2 focal plane integration

May 23, 2018In Focus: A Peek at Landsat 9’s OLI-2 Instrument During Focal Plane Integration

Ball Aerospace recently shared some photos of its technicians working on OLI-2 in the cleanroom during focal plane integration.

Landsat 9 budget, cost, and schedule information

May 1, 2018Landsat 9 Project On Track, U.S. General Accounting Office Assesses

The U.S. General Accounting Office reported on the Landsat 9 satellite project status as part of its 10th annual Quick Look at NASA’s major projects.

Landsat 9 logo

Apr 25, 2018Landsat 9 Successfully Passes Its Critical Design Review

Review board gives high praise to Landsat 9 project for its mission status.

Successful Landsat 9 Ground System Review Held

Apr 10, 2018Successful Landsat 9 Ground System Review Held

Landsat 9 Ground System Preliminary Design Review a success.

Landsat 9 Spacecraft Passes Latest Critical Design Review

Mar 15, 2018Landsat 9 Spacecraft Passes Latest Critical Design Review

The Landsat 9 spacecraft component successfully completed a rigorous Critical Design Review (CDR) demonstrating that the program meets all […]

TIRS-2 inspections

Mar 1, 2018TIRS-2 Testing: A Landsat 9 Instrument Takes Shape

The TIRS-2 build, as with any science-grade space-based instrument, involves lots of testing.