Categories: Techno

Landsat 9: the new NASA satellite ready for take-off

There NASA has authorized for tomorrow, Monday 27 September, from the coast of California, the launch into orbit of his brand new and powerful Landsat 9 satellite for Earth observation.

The satellite, called Landsat 9, is on its way to take off from Vandenberg Space Force Base atop a rocket Atlas V provided by United Launch Alliance with take-off scheduled for 14:12. EDT (11:12 PDT or 1812 GMT).

“The spacecraft, the Atlas V rocket, all the equipment in the range are ready”

told reporters the Launch director of NASA Tim Dunn in a press conference held yesterday (Saturday 25 September); the mission has a 30-minute window in which to take off from Vandenberg’s Space Launch Complex 3E, he added.

Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Bobr Times, Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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