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Secretary Haaland Attends Historic Launch of Landsat 9 Satellite

Joint satellite mission by USGS and NASA will inform scientific decision-making regarding climate change, wildfire management, and water usage 

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today attended the historic launch of the Landsat 9 satellite, which will provide major improvements to our Earth observation capabilities and help bolster our use of scientific data in key decision-making. Secretary Haaland was joined by Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Tanya Trujillo and leaders from ⁠⁠the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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