February 16, 2018 – Cryocooler for Landsat 9 Thermal Sensor Delivered Ahead of Schedule

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) received the Thermal Infrared Sensor 2 (TIRS-2) Flight Cryocooler for the Landsat 9 TIRS-2 instrument ahead of schedule.

The early delivery from Ball Aerospace will allow GSFC additional time and options during the instrument integration and test phase. See NASA’s Landsat 9 page for more highlights about this special delivery.