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Photos: Landsat 9 encapsulated inside Atlas payload shroud

25 days ago   |   By Spaceflight Now

The Landsat 9 satellite is set for launch Sept. 27 from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. These photos show the encapsulation of the environmental monitoring spacecraft inside the payload fairing of its Atlas 5 launcher.
Ground crews enclosed the 5,981-pound spacecraft within the nose cone of the Atlas 5 rocket Aug. 16 inside the Integrated Processing Facility at Vandenberg.
Landsat 9 was built by Northrop Grumman and is the next in a line of land imaging satellites developed by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey. The Landsat satellites track agricultural activity, forestry...
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