40 Years of Landsat Continues with LDCM Launch Today

Wow, launch day is here already as the Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft takes flight to continue with what may in fact be the greatest space exploration success story of our generation! The Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft is set to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base today. Liftoff is targeted for 1:02 p.m. EST, the beginning of a 48-minute launch window. This launch will ensure the continuation of the 40 year history of Landsat… awesome! See live coverage and more – Live Coverage: Landsat Launch Blog

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