Landsat-7 Launch from VAFB - KSC Video Feeds

Launched April 15, 1999 11:32:00 PDT (18:32 GMT)
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Views of Landsat-7 launch onboard a Boeing Delta-II from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California from Launch Complex SLC-2

Landsat 7 is the latest in a series of Earth-imaging spacecraft to continue the 26-year flow of global change information to the scientific community and commercial users worldwide. It is the latest mission in the Landsat series which is part of NASA's Mission to Planet Earth program. Data from Landsat is used for monitoring global deforestation, monitoring fire damage, estimating soil moisture and snow water equivalence, monitoring flood, storm, earthquake and volcanic eruption damage. Additional applications include monitoring strip mining reclamation and population changes in and around metropolitan areas. The satellite weighs approximately 4,400 pounds

  • Landsat Homepage (GSFC)
  • Landsat Homepage (Ames)
  • Boeing Delta II Landsat-7 Page
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  • Landsat Program Summary
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