LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Failure
Tue Oct 05 1993
United States Air Force

Landsat 6

Launch Failure
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

October 5, 1993 at 1:56 PM EDT

(October 5, 1993 at 5:56 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

October 5, 1993 at 1:56 PM EDT

(October 5, 1993 at 5:56 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

October 5, 1993 at 1:56 PM EDT

(October 5, 1993 at 5:56 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Earth Science
    • The Landsat 6 satellite was a commercial program jointly with the Department of Commerce (NOAA) and EOSAT Company that provided data for a wide range of Earth resources applications including environmental monitoring, natural resource exploration, urban planning, and cartography. The Landsat 6 satellite continued the series of operational Earth resource monitoring spacecraft begun with Landsat 1 in 1972.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 4W