Experience the Landsat 9 Launch!

Release Date:

The Landsat 9 satellite is on schedule to launch no sooner than September 27 from Vandenberg Space Force Base near Lompoc, California. The city of Lompoc has declared the week of September 23 as "Landsat Week’. 

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Landsat 8, the most recent satellite in the Landsat series, lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on Feb. 11, 2

The Landsat 8 satellite launch, February 11, 2013. 

All city events and statuses can be found on Explore Lompoc.  In addition, the Lompoc Airport is planning to be open for public viewing of the launch and will have interactive Landsat activities. For public events, the changing COVID situation may require changes to activities and public media meetings.

Want to Participate?

You can join NASA and the USGS to participate online in the launch of Landsat 9! 

Check out the NASA Virtual Experience to take part: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landsat-9-registration-164660715633?aff=usgs. Registration will provide communications about launch schedule changes, information about highlighted mission activities, and access to curated mission resources. 

Landsat 9 is a joint mission of NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.