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After a Landsat scene is collected, when will it become available for search and download?

Landsat scenes directly downlinked to the USGS EROS Landsat Ground Station become available through EarthExplorer within 6 hours after acquisition, and then become visible in GloVis and the LandsatLook Viewer within 24 hours.

Scenes downlinked to other USGS Ground Stations can be available within 1 to 2 weeks. Scenes downlinked to International Ground Stations may become available in the USGS archive, but the station that collects the data is the primary distributor.

See Landsat Acquisitions for acquisition calendars and information about daily schedules.

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