Landsat Missions

Landsat Project Statistics

This page displays interesting information about Landsat data availability, distribution, usage, and citations. 

The information on this page is updated quarterly. 

As of June 30, 2020

Landsat available scenes graph by sensor.


Landsat downloads

Number of Landsat Level-1 scenes downloaded since the December 2008 decision for the entire USGS Landsat archive to be made available at no charge to all users. As of March 31, 2020 Landsat scenes have been downloaded over 100 million times from the Landsat archive


Number of Landsat Citations since 1974

Number of Landsat-related citations since 1974. Citations greatly increased after the open data policy decision in December 2008.


Primary Uses of Landsat Level-1 Data

Primary uses of Landsat data.