Minimize RBV

A brief description of the instrument and the mission operations are available in the sections below:

Sensor Description  |   Mission Operations Overview    

Minimize Mission Operations Overview

The following table illustrates the mission operation dates of Landsat 1-3.

Satellite

Launch Date

Expiration Date

Landsat 1

July 23 1972

January 6 1978

Landsat 2

January 22 1975

July 27 1983

(Removed from operations February 25 1982; placed in standby mode March 31 1983)

Landsat 3

March 5 1978

September 7 1983

(Placed in standby mode March 31 1983)