Landsat Missions

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Featured Tools & Services

Watch live acquisitions of Landsat 7.
  The USGS LandsatLook Viewer
The USGS LandsatLook Viewer allows comprehensive searching and downloading of full-resolution LandsatLook images.
  Spectral Viewer
Determine what bands of satellite sensors work best for your image interpretation studies.
Metadata Service
Extract scene metadata from the Landsat inventory. Metadata is returned in XML format as defined in the metadata service schema.
  Landsat 8 KML
Review the latest Landsat 8 scenes or search the Landsat 8 archive using your favorite KML tool.
  Landsat QA Tool
Improve Landsat quality interpretation and use with these simple extractor tools.


Landsat represents the world's longest continuously acquired collection of space-based moderate-resolution land remote sensing data. Four decades of imagery provides a unique resource for those who work in agriculture, geology, forestry, regional planning, education, mapping, and global change research. Landsat images are also invaluable for emergency response and disaster relief.


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Landsat Updates

The Landsat Update is an informal communication tool, prepared periodically and distributed electronically to USGS Landsat partners, to provide information about Landsat activities and related topics of interest.

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