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 December 31, 2019

Landsat Scenes Available from EarthExplorer as of December 31, 2019


Millions of Landsat Scenes Downloaded

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 December 19, 2019, Landsat scenes have been downloaded over 98 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 Data

Top uses of Landsat data, as indicated by EROS Registration System user profile demographics.