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LDCM in Space

LDCM in Space

Want to see the Landsat spacecraft separate from the booster?

“The #Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) solar arrays deployed successfully and the spacecraft is sending telemetry back to Earth.”

“Thank you for following us during the countdown for the Atlas V rocket carrying the #Landsat. Stay connected at ”

“The #Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft is on its own after a successful separation from the Centaur upper stage.”

Ready for Launch

Ready for Launch

Watch as the #Landsat Data Continuity Mission team gives the final "go" for launch.

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Look back at the launch of #Landsat Data Continuity Mission from @30thSpaceWing

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

Secretary of U.S. Dept. of Interior Ken Salazar and @NASA Administrator Bolden smile during the launch of #Landsat.

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

The #Landsat spacecraft onboard is seen as it launches on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 at @30thSpaceWing.

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

Another great view of the launch of #Landsat being carried by United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

“The #Landsat spacecraft is moving at 14,200 mph. Two minutes before the Centaur engine shuts down to begin a 55-minute coast phase.”

“The #Landsat spacecraft separation will be one hour, 19 minutes from when the vehicle launched.”

“The protective nosecone around #Landsat separated and fell away from the rocket as planned.”

Twitter / NASAKennedy: Here's a look at liftoff of ...

Twitter / NASAKennedy: Here's a look at liftoff of ...

Here's a look at liftoff of #Landsat.

“WE HAVE LIFTOFF!! #Landsat was lifted from the pad by an @ulalaunch Atlas V from VAFB at 1:02 p.m. EST.”

“NASA launch manager Omar Baez declared #Landsat and Atlas V rocket are "go" for launch. Launch team has been polled and there are no issues.”

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NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

The #Landsat spacecraft has switched to internal power.

Twitter / NASAKennedy: Weather conditions remain to ...

Twitter / NASAKennedy: Weather conditions remain to ...

Weather conditions remain to be acceptable as countdown for #Landsat liftoff continues. A hold will start shortly.

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

All is looking good as the #Landsat countdown proceeds today. One hour to go, liftoff scheduled for 1:02 p.m. EST.

“Current weather conditions around @30thSpaceWing are still clear for launch today of the #Landsat. Forecast continues to call for a 100%”

NASA - NASA TV

NASA - NASA TV

The tanks in the Atlas V & Centaur upper stage are being loaded w/propellants as countdown proceeds #Landsat.

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