Atlas 5 rocket readied for Landsat launch

Preparations are in the home stretch for the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket to deploy the Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft on Monday, Feb. 11 from Space Launch Complex 3-East at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

See our Mission Status Center for the latest news on the launch.

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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden addresses the media at the pad.

Department of the Interior's Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, Anne Castle

Michael Freilich, director of the Earth Science Division in NASA's Science Mission Directorate

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