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Sep 27, 2021Landsat 9 Continues a Legacy of 50 Years

Images from Landsat 9 will be added to nearly 50 years of free and publicly available data from the mission – the longest data record of Earth’s landscapes taken from space.

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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. 

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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.

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Sep 22, 2021Meet the Landsat 9 Team: Tim Dunn

Tim Dunn is responsible for planning and directing launch campaigns and countdowns for NASA science and robotic spacecraft.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sep 14, 2021Landsat Aids Efforts to Restore Earth’s Wild Lands

Remote sensing measurements using Landsat can help assess the effectiveness of various restoration interventions.

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Sep 09, 2021Nearby Forest Loss Predicts Future Deforestation on Protected Lands

A new analysis of protected forests worldwide finds that protected forests are unlikely to be cut down when they are surrounded by intact forests.

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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.

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