LDCM launch

LDCM blasts into orbit Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Photo credit: NASA

Feb. 28, 2013 • The Landsat Data Continuity Mission successfully launched into orbit on Feb. 11, 2013 at 10:02 a.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base’s SLC-3 launch pad aboard an Atlas V-401 rocket.

Assistant launch director Tim Dunn told NASA TV, “Things could not have gone better today. It really was an absolutely smooth countdown.”

Here we list a sampling of launch coverage resources including press releases, blog posts, launch photos, videos, and outside news coverage.

Weekly LDCM status updates are being provided on the NASA LDCM webpage.

Press Releases & Blog Posts



Outside News Coverage