BackForward Satellite: Landsat-7 

Satellite details
Acronym Landsat-7
Full name Landsat-7
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 7th (last) flight unit of the LandSat programme.
  • Main mission: land observation.
Mass at launch 2100 kg Dry mass 1980 kg
Power 1550 W
Data access link
Data access information
  • Real-time data are available at appointed acquisition stations.
  • Off-line data are available from the USGS EROS DataCenter.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 705 km
ECT 08:30 desc


Space agency USGSNASA
Status Presumably inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Recently lowered into storage orbit; awaiting OSAM-1 satellite rendezvous and refueling (est. 2026)
Launch 15 Apr 1999 EOL 2022
Last update: 2023-11-16
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Landsat-7

Acronym Full name
ETM+ Enhanced Thematic Mapper +
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