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March 3, 2023

As reported on February 28, 2023, the processing of Landsat 9 data was paused to investigate an anomaly on the Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS).

The previous news about the anomaly can be found on this Landsat Headline

As of Friday, March 3, the processing of Landsat 9 data remains paused as the USGS/NASA Calibration/Validation Team (CVT) continue analyzing post-anomaly calibration and Earth image data to verify the usability of Landsat 9 TIRS data.

It is expected that early next week, the CVT will have completed their analysis and will provide their concurrence to resume Landsat 9 data processing.  

Additional information will be posted when the Landsat 9 data acquired during and after this anomaly become available.

We apologize for any inconvenience this interruption in data access has caused. Please contact Customer Services with any questions.  


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