September 28, 2016 - Possible Website Interruption
This website may experience interruptions due to network maintenance from 6 pm to 9 pm CT on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
September 27, 2016 - Landsat Collection 1 Data Available
Landsat Collection 1 data are now available on EarthExplorer. Collection 1 data contain notable improvements from Pre-Collection data. The Landsat Collections webpage details these changes along with modifications to the EarthExplorer interface. (Read More)
September 21, 2016 - 50 years of Landsat Vision
Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall’s 1966 announcement of "Project EROS (Earth Resources Observation Satellites)”. Udall’s vision paved the way for what we today know as Landsat, and gave the world the confidence to create satellite systems to monitor our planet with a new perspective.
September 1, 2016 - Landsat 9 Passes Mission Milestone
Landsat 9 passed one of its important reviews: “Key Decision Point B (KDP-B)” on August 17, 2016. KDP-B marks the entry of a NASA Flight Project into “Phase B”, during which a preliminary design for all mission segments is completed. (Read More)