Countdown to Launch on This Week @NASA

Published on Feb 8, 2013 by NASA Television

The Atlas V rocket carrying NASA’s Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite is set to launch on Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. LDCM, a joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey mission, will extend the longest continuous data record of Earth’s surface as viewed from space — data critical to many aspects of life here on Earth. Also, Extreme Flyby; Distant Comet; Vacuum Test; Lithium Trails; Collaborating for the Cure; and more!

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