Back When completed, the camera and its satellite were blasted out into space where it was finally put into earth orbit. The first LANDSAT was sent into earth orbit July 23, 1972.

This picture shows a Delta rocket similar to one that launched the first LANDSAT. More information on Delta rockets can be found at The Delta Launch Vehicle Program home page.

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