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LANDSAT 9 PRE-LAUNCH NEWS CONFERENCE, Sept 25, 2021, virtual, 4:00 pm ET

NASA will hold a pre-launch news conference on September 25, 2021 at 4:00 pm ET prior to the launch of Landsat 9, which is currently scheduled for September 27 at 2:11 pm ET.

This news conference, a science briefing the day before, and the launch will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.  All will take place virtually.

Participants in the news conference are:

  • Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator, NASA’s Science Mission Directorate
  • Karen St. Germain, director, NASA’s Earth Science Division
  • Tanya Trujillo, assistant secretary for water and science, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Michael Egan, Landsat program executive, NASA’s Earth Science Division
  • Tim Dunn, launch director, NASA’s Launch Services Program
  • Scott Messer, United Launch Alliance Program Manager, NASA Launch Services
  • Capt. Addison Nichols, weather officer, Space Launch Delta 30


September 25
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm