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Coronavirus delays push back launch of next Landsat to September 2021


Coronavirus delays push back launch of next Landsat to September 2021 The launch of the next Landsat land imaging mission — a joint project between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey — has been delayed until around September 2021 after the effects of the coronavirus pandemic slowed work on the spacecraft in Arizona, NASA officials said. The Landsat 9 satellite is the next in a series of land imaging missions launched since 1972, collecting views from space of urban sprawl, tropical deforestation, retreating glaciers, and changes in coral reefs, crops, and tectonic faults.   More



(Source: SpaceFlight Now - Sep 8)

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