January 31, 2017 - Upcoming Landsat 8 Data Unavailability and Landsat 7 Satellite Maneuver

Landsat 8 Data Access
In order to implement Landsat 8 Collection 1 Level-1 data processing into the USGS systems, Pre-Collection Landsat 8 processing and data distribution will be unavailable on Tuesday, February 7, and Wednesday, February 8, 2017.

However, Pre-Collection Landsat 1-7 and Landsat 4-7 Collection 1 Level-1 data will remain available from EarthExplorer, GloVis, or the LandsatLook Viewer.

Landsat 8 Pre-Collection Level-1 data will be made available again on Thursday, February 9, 2017.

NOTE:  Landsat 8 Collection 1 Level-1 products will start becoming available for download by the end of February.

The ESPA interface will remain available for Landsat 4-7 orders; however orders containing Landsat 8 scenes will not be accepted until Thursday, February 9, 2017.

Landsat 7 Delta Inclination Maneuver (Delta-I)
At approximately 6:15 am CST on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Landsat 7 operations will be suspended  in preparation for the satellite’s final Delta-Inclination (Delta-I) maneuver. No data will be acquired during this maneuver. Normal operations and data acquisition are expected to resume by 9:30 pm CST on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.

We apologize for any inconvenience these two events may cause. Please contact us with any questions you may have.