The Landsat Program

This joint NASA/USGS program provides the longest continuous space-based record of Earth’s land in existence. Every day, Landsat satellites provide essential information to help land managers and policy makers make wise decisions about our resources and our environment. + Landsat Case Studies ebook

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NASA, USGS Begin Work on Landsat 9 to Continue Land Imaging Legacy
NASA and USGS have started work on Landsat 9.
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Earth data

More Ways to Get Landsat Data

Last Thursday, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it is now hosting Landsat 8 imagery on its publicly accessible Simple Storage Service (S3).[]
Fremont Lake Basin

Historical Satellite Images Reveal Snow is Melting Earlier in Wyoming

A NASA study of a basin in northwestern Wyoming revealed that the snowmelt season in the area is now ending on average about sixteen days earlier []
Landsat 8 image of Great Salt Lake 2013

Geographia

Journey with us into the cartographic past. Latest look: Great Salt Lake, 1859 []

Landsat 8 sketch

“The Landsat program doesn’t produce images like the ones of astronauts playing golf on the moon nor geologists scaling an erupting volcano, but it has created one of the most important scientific repositories of data ever made.”