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23/07/1972 The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite is launched

Landsat 1 was the first satellite of the US' Landsat program, launched by a Delta 900 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It was the first satellite launched with the sole purpose of studying and monitoring the planet.

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