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NASA's Planetary Photojournal
This site, hosted by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), contains NASA's best solar system images. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, and other objects all have entries sorted by the spacecraft that took the photo. The site is searchable by date, feature name, ID number, or spacecraft. Each image contains a small description and credits.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Photograph
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
JPL images are available for use by the public free of charge. However, by electing to download images from this web site the user agrees that Caltech makes no warranties or representations with respect to its ownership of copyrights for the images, does not represent others who may claim to be owners of rights in the images, and makes no warranties as to the quality of the images. Commercial users (excluding journalistic uses) are required to copy the JPL Image Release document and return a signed copy to the Caltech's Intellectual Property Counsel, California Institute of Technology M/C 201-85, Pasadena, California 91125, who will countersign document and return a copy to you. Copies may be faxed to (626) 577-2528. This document will become effective when it is countersigned by Caltech.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-591
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory