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September 24, 2013 - Landsat 8 safehold update

On Saturday September 21, 2013, the Landsat 8 flight operations team successfully recovered the Landsat 8 observatory from ‘safehold’ and resumed the collection of science data at 17:07:03 GMT (11:07:03 CDT).

Imaging resumed on WRS-2 Path 14 Row 247.

Investigation into the cause for the observatory going into safehold is ongoing and updates will be posted when additional information is available.