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View Full Version : Continuing the Landsat Mission: New Satellite Launches to Space



Fraser
2013-Feb-11, 08:10 PM
NASA launched a successor to the long-time Landsat satellite Earth-observing program today, sending the Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite to orbit via an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:03 EST (10:03 PST, 18:03 UTC). The new LDCM carries two new instruments, the Operational Land Imager and the Thermal Infrared Sensor, which [...]

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