BackForward Satellite: Landsat-9 

Satellite details
Acronym Landsat-9
Full name Landsat-9
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the LDCM programme.
  • Main mission: land observation.
  • Improved instruments: OLI-2 and TIRS-2 (description not yet available)
Mass at launch 2623 kg Dry mass 1512 kg
Power 4300 W
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Data access information

Real-time data are available at appointed acquisition stations in the IGS network, for example European scenes from Off-line data are available from the USGS EROS DataCenter.

Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 650 km
ECT 10:00 desc


Space agency USGSNASA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Launch scheduled for 27 September 2021.
Launch Sep 2021 EOL ≥2028
Last update: 2021-09-22
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Landsat-9

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