Landsat 9

Artistic concept of Landsat 9. Source: NASA.

Landsat 9 Will Launch in 2020

Liam Oakwood

The Landsat series of satellites has been imaging the Earth’s surface for nearly 50 years, providing vital imagery for a range of purposes from the natural sciences to civil administration and conflict monitoring. NASA and the USGS recently announced that the next iteration of the program, Landsat 9, is due to launch in 2020.