Landsat Data Continuity Mission


Launched in:2013
Repeat cycle:16 days
Orbit height:705 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: NASA - USA
Launched 11 Feb 2013. Data available at no cost.

Landsat 8 websites

Information

Northrop Gumman - Science & Envir. Satellites
USGS Archive - L8 info
Ball Aerospace - Landsat 8 sensors
USGS - Landsat band designations
USGS - Landsat 8 Band combinations
NASA - Landsat 8 mission
USGS - Landsat Missions
USGS - Landsat 8 (info, data product)
USGS - Landsat FAQ
USGS - Landsat 8 Data Users Handbook
NASA Goddard - Landsat Science

Data ordering

ESA - Landsat 8 portal
GloVis (USGS Global Visualization Viewer)
USGS EarthExplorer
USGS - Landsat data access
ESA - Third party data
NASA EarthData - Search
ESA - Third Party Missions (data for research)

On Board Sensors

OLI (Operational Land Imager)
TIRS (Thermal Infrared Sensor)