Landsat 9

Fact Sheet 2019-3008
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Abstract

Landsat 9 is a partnership between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) that will continue the Landsat program’s critical role of repeat global observations for monitoring, understanding, and managing Earth’s natural resources. Since 1972, Landsat data have provided a unique resource for those who work in agriculture, geology, forestry, regional planning, education, mapping, and global-change research. Landsat images have also proved invaluable to the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters, supporting emergency response and disaster relief to save lives. With the addition of Landsat 9, the Landsat program’s record of land imaging will be extended to over half a century.

Suggested Citation

U.S. Geological Survey, 2019, Landsat 9 (ver. 1.1, May 2019): U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2019-3008, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20193008.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

Table of Contents

  • Landsat 9 Spacecraft and Launch Components
  • Landsat 9 Instruments
  • Landsat 9 Data Products

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Landsat 9
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2019-3008
DOI 10.3133/fs20193008
Edition Version 1.1: Revised May 1, 2019
Year Published 2019
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
Description 2 p.
Online Only (Y/N) N