Satellite data provides a bird's eye view of the world and allows us to examine things such as conflict, pollution, climate change, natural disasters and even slave trade. There are a lot of data products out there – some for free, others that cost money. This session will give a brief overview of the different types of satellite data available – from NASA's MODIS and LANDSAT satellites, to private offerings such as Planet Labs. We will provide a brief overview of how to search for the data and download it using a variety of tools. Additionally, we’ll talk about analyzing pixel quality and processing data for both true color and false color imagery.