Sentinel Hub with Landsat 8 worldwide coverage

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Launch of Landsat 8 satellite back in February 2013 (photo credit: NASA, Earth Observatory)

After the integration of archive and up-to-date data from the US Landsat satellites for Europe in January, we successfully expanded the amount of data on Sentinel Hub for Landsat 8 with worldwide coverage, using Amazon's open public dataset programme - Earth on AWS. You can now access the high-quality data for the whole Earth’s surface.

Data collected by the instruments on-board the Landsat 8 satellite available on Sentinel Hub count all together almost 932,000 scenes up to today. In comparison to the data covering the Europe’s surface, which counts less than 110,000 scenes, this means a huge amount of new data for you to explore.

The satellite was launched aboard an Atlas V 401 carrier rocket with an Extended Payload Fairing. The launch took place on 11 February 2013, from Space Launch Complex 3E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US. The Landsat 8 satellite images the entire Earth every 16 days in an 8-day offset from Landsat 7.

Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US - a split comparison of images acquired on February 24, 2017 (left) and October 3, 2016 (right) done in Image Browser.

The newly integrated satellite imagery gives you the insight of World’s surface changes from April 11, 2013 further.

Cabo Frio, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (acquired on January 26, 2017)

Data can be easily and effortlessly accessed with our Image Browser, which allows you a comparison between different images of the same area of interest. Try it out yourself!