These earthly godfathers of Heaven's lights, that give a name to every fixed star, have no more profit of their shining nights than those that walk and know not what they are.

— William Shakespeare

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Updated: 9 weeks 1 day ago

NASA Launches New Mission to Monitor Earth’s Landscapes

Mon, 09/27/2021 - 3:47pm
Landsat 9, a NASA satellite built to monitor the Earth’s land surface, successfully launched at 2:12 p.m. EDT Monday from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
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NASA TV to Air Landsat 9 Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 1:18pm
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the Landsat 9 satellite, a joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mission that will continue the legacy of monitoring Earth’s land and coastal regions that began with the first Landsat satellite in 1972.
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