Somebody’s watching you ... from space.
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We know the Earth is constantly changing, but sometimes it helps to see the bigger picture from space.
In September 2021, NASA launched its newest satellite into orbit: Landsat 9.
Landsat 9 has to undergo a 100-day testing period where researchers ensure that all its systems are working properly from low-Earth orbit.
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These will be the first of many snapshots that we’ll see from Landsat 9.
NASA says the data will help people such as researchers, farmers, and city planners keep an eye on Earth at a time of unprecedented change.
Here are the first 6 incredible images from Landsat 9: