Landsat Missions

Landsat Project Statistics

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

The information on this page is updated quarterly. 

As of September 30, 2019

Landsat Scenes Available from EarthExplorer

Number of Landsat Level-1 scenes available for download from EarthExplorer as of September 30, 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 September 17, 2019, Landsat scenes have been downloaded over 97 million times.  


Landsat Citations

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.