Landsat Missions


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Date published: August 5, 2021

EROS Plays Part in USGS Outreach to Native American Students

You might not think a pandemic would be the ideal time to connect college students with scientists touting career opportunities at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

You also might not think the USGS would consider it a win if those same students later felt inspired to do similar work closer to home.

Date published: July 30, 2021

Landsat Science Team Hears Plans for Landsat 9 Launch

Landsat 9 is in the final stages of launch preparation.


Date published: July 29, 2021

Landsat Science Team Meets to Discuss Landsat 9

On July 22, 2021, the Landsat Science Team met virtually to hear from NASA and the USGS on the readiness of supporting systems for the upcoming launch of Landsat 9, which is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

Date published: July 28, 2021

Pecora 22 Call for Special Session Proposals

The 22nd William T. Pecora Memorial Remote Sensing Symposium (Pecora 22) will be held October 23 – 28, 2022 in Denver, Colorado, USA.

Date published: July 22, 2021

Landsat 9 Arrives at Vandenberg Space Force Base in Preparation for Launch

As reported in a recent NASA News Release, the Landsat 9 satellite arrived at Vandenberg Space Force Base on the central coast of California on July 7, 2021. 

Date published: July 8, 2021

Get Crafty with Landsat!

NASA Invites You to Create Landsat-Inspired Arts and Crafts

Date published: July 7, 2021

ESPA now includes Collection 2 Spectral Indices and Services

A new software release to the EROS Science Processing Architecture (ESPA) On Demand Interface includes Landsat Collection 2 spectral indices and services.

Date published: July 6, 2021

New Data Access Tool Offers Faster, More User-Friendly Landsat Experience

LandsatLook 2.0 Viewer Optimized for Users of Commercial Cloud

Date published: June 21, 2021

Landsat Update June 2021

Landsat Updates are prepared periodically and distributed electronically to provide information about Landsat activities and related topics of interest.

Date published: April 23, 2021

New Report Explains Landsat’s Role as ‘Gold Standard’ for Calibration

Landsat data have long been recognized for the quality and reliability of their calibration. A recent report puts a spotlight on that commitment to accuracy.

Date published: April 22, 2021

Celebrating Earth Day from Above

Happy Earth Day! As we celebrate our wonderful planet and the fascinating things we learn about it every year, we wanted to share a unique view of the Earth, provided by the longest continuously running Earth-observing satellite program: Landsat.