Mighty Atlas Launches Landsat-9, Rideshares to Orbit on First Four-Burn Centaur Mission

After 4 flightless months, @ULALaunch Mighty Atlas has successfully launched Landsat-9 from Vandenberg, with Lucy up next in October. […]

As Critical Mission Element Passes Review, Next Landsat Prepares to Shine

@NASA_Landsat #Landsat9 mission draws one step closer to Sept 2021 launch, with successful design review completion of ESPA Flight System (EFS). […]

New Study Helps Answer Mystery of What Happened to Mars' Early Atmosphere

Mars used to have a thicker atmosphere and water on its surface, but what happened to that atmosphere has been a mystery. New research may finally help answer that question. Image Credit: M. Kornmesser/ESO

The question of how Mars changed from a once wet world to the much colder and drier one we […]

First Images Released from Newest Earth Observation Satellite

Photo Credit: NASA / LDCM

WASHINGTON — NASA and the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have released the first images from the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite, which was launched Feb. 11.

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Euphoria as NASA’s New Landsat Earth-Watcher Finally Flies

NASA and United Launch Alliance successfully launched the LDCM satellite today at 10:02 a.m. PST. Photo Credit: ULA / Pat Corkery

A new Earth-watching sentinel is presently circling the globe in near-polar orbit, following today’s beautiful launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The spacecraft—which represents […]