Long Term Archive
Gemini (Key Largo, Florida Keys)
Skylab (Katmandu, Nepal)
Large Format Camera (Boston, Massachusetts)
USGS maintains a copy of convenience for select space acquired photography provided by NASA.
Since October 1, 2009, the USGS film archive collections have been systematically scanned to a standard format High Resolution 25 micron digital image (excluding Declassified Satellite Imagery which will be scanned to 7 micron) and also offered to the public at no charge.
EarthExplorer can be used to search, preview, and download existing digital files at no cost. For all other imagery, an order will need to be placed to scan the film at $30.00 per frame.
EarthExplorer can be used to search, preview, and download Space Acquired Photography. The collection is located under the Aerial Imagery category.
Space Acquired Photography are also distributed by the Earth Data Analysis Center (EDAC), and NASA Earth Sciences & Image Analysis. Each distribution site will vary in the products and services they provide.
For information on how to cite USGS data plus guidance on usage restrictions,
please see our Data Citations and Use page at https://lta.cr.usgs.gov/citation.
Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and
does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Long Term Archive User Services
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
47914 252nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57198-0001
Phone Number: 605-594-6151
Toll Free: 800-252-4547
Business Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Central Time