To help users familiarise themselves with the Landsat TM and ETM+ instruments, and ESA's data products, the Landsat Products Description Document is available online.
The TM and ETM+ menu to your right provides information concerning the SPPA activities for these instruments.
A brief description of the instrument, its operations and main mission highlights are available in the sections below:
Mission Operations Overview
More information on the Mission Operations overview, including specific details on periods of acquisition and spacecraft manoeuvres for Landsat 4-7, is available here.
Additional information regarding the SLC failure, that occurred on the ETM+ instrument on May 31 2003, affecting all Landsat 7 products acquired after this date, as well as how to use the products, can be found here and in the Landsat Products Description Document.
The following table illustrates the mission operation dates of Landsat 1-7.
Landsat TM/ETM+ Links