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I am looking to buy SPOT imagery from the 90s through to the present. I have been able to find imagery from 2011-2016 through AIRBUS, but I cannot find where to download older imagery. 

Any ideas?

I'm not sure if it matters, but I am in Canada. 

Thank you, 


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I quote you from USGS


USGS/EROS provides data to authorized users that comply with the USGS/SPOT agreement. These data are available at no cost to the user as direct data downloads. No hard media options exist for this data collection. All SPOT historical data (1986 to 1998) are available through EarthExplorer (earthexplorer.usgs.gov).

good luck :D

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In EarthExplorer i see that SPOT 1-4 archive images are free to download only for US, but for Europe are not.

So, is there another way to search and download the SPOT 1-4 archive satellite images for Europe ?


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You may access SPOT imagery that dates back to 2007 via satellite imagery service like LandViewer. You could download images to your PC or store them at EOS Storage and analyze them with ease via numerous tools available on the platform.

In addition to SPOT imagery here’s a brief guide to types satellite data that can be found on LandViewer.

High resolution satellite imagery:

Both optical and radar data is available — with global coverage, and short revisiting period that varies from 2 to 5 days.

  • SPOT 6, 7 (up to 1.5 m/pxl)
  • SPOT 5 (up to 2.5 m/pxl)
  • Pléiades 1A, 1B (up to 0.5 m/pxl)
  • KOMPSAT-2 (up to 1 m/pxl)
  • KOMPSAT-3А (up to 0.4 m/pxl)
  • KOMPSAT-3 (up to 0.5 m/pxl)
  • SuperView-1 (up to 0.5 m/pxl)

Low & medium resolution imagery:

  • Landsat 4 - archive 1982-1993
  • Landsat 5 - archive 1984-2013
  • Landsat 7 - archive since 1999
  • MODIS - archive since 2012
  • Landsat 8 - archive since 2013
  • Sentinel-1 - archive since 2014
  • Sentinel-2 - archive since 2015

An example of SPOT imagery can be seen on an image below:




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