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Landsat Continuity Mission Launched

Yesterday, The Landsat Data Continuity Mission was launched and Landsat 5 entered the Guinness Book of World Records. Here’s a quick rundown of commentary:

NASA Launches New Earth Observation Satellite to Continue 40-Year Legacy – NASA

Landsat 5 Sets Guinness World Record – NASA Watch

US launches Earth observation satellite – Space Daily

Landsat in Space – The Oringinal Rocket Dungeon

Landsat 8 Launched Today as Landsat 5 Enters Guinness World Records-UPDATE – Space Policy Online

Interior Prepares to Conduct Landsat 8 Scientific Programs After Successful Launch of Latest Earth-Observing Satellite – SpaceRef

Landsat 5 Receives Guinness World Record – Red Orbit

Landsat Data Continuity Mission now in orbit – GeoConnexion