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Remote Sensing Classroom

We’ve created fun and engaging educational lessons that allow students to look at satellite imagery and perform the same analysis as our remote sensing scientists at EROS. Students of all ages can learn how remote sensing scientists use Landsat satellite data to track changes to the Earth’s surface over the years. We’ve also added a few games and puzzles so you can test your skills too.

EROS Media Gallery

At EROS we take pride in our images! Here you can find a vast collection of our favorites, whether you are looking for your home state, imagery for an event, or something purely artistic. Select a category to get started.

Earthshots

The surface of the Earth is always changing. Some changes like earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, and landslides happen quickly, and other changes, such as most erosional processes, happen slowly over time. It’s often hard to see these changes from ground level. Earthshots shows you how satellite data are used to track these changes over time.

EarthExplorer

The EarthExplorer (EE) user interface is an online search, discovery, and ordering tool developed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). EE supports the searching of satellite, aircraft, and other remote sensing inventories through interactive and textual-based query capabilities. 

EarthExplorer (EE) Bulk Download Web Application (BDWA)

Bulk Download Web Application (BDWA) functions natively within your browser instead of requiring a Java application installation. As a result, this is only available within Chrome-based browsers and Microsoft Edge. The browser will prompt you for permission to view and save to your file system, but will only give the application access to the selected folder.

Landsat: 50 Years Observing a Changing Earth

For a half-century, the Landsat satellites have revealed patterns of change across our crowded planet. Learn more with this storymap that ESRI and USGS created together.

Landsat 9 Overview

Landsat 9 launched September 27, 2021, to acquire images of Earth, extending Landsat's record of our planet to over half a century. Learn more with this interactive storymap.

Landsat Satellites Collection

Over the course of fifty years, eight Landsat satellites have observed the Earth's surface. This storymap collection allows users to view each satellite's heritage from Landsat 1 through Landsat 9 (Landsat 6 did not achieve orbit). See first light images, significant events, and unique science for each satellite.

Landsat Virtual Booth

Explore the basics of Landsat with this interactive storymap. Storymaps combine images, maps, videos, and weblinks to create an immersive learning experience for users.

Landsat 7 Overview

Landsat 7 launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on April 15, 1999, on a Delta II rocket. The satellite carries the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) sensor. The ETM+ provided useful scientific information about the world’s landmasses for 23 years. Landsat 7 completed its science mission on April 6, 2022.

Landsat 5 Overview

Landsat 5 remains the only Earth-observing satellite with  a Guinness World Record , holding the title for "Longest Operating Earth Observation Satellite" after servicing our planet for nearly 29 years. Launched in 1984 and retired in 2013, Landsat 5 recorded many important events, including scientific discoveries, world events, and major disasters.