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Earth from Space
This collection of images was acquired by astronauts as they flew various missions on the space shuttle and the International Space station. The collection is searchable by geographic location (an interactive map), landforms, human-created features, weather phenomena, water habitats, and others. The images are available in three resolutions and include cataloging data and a caption.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Agricultural science
  • Atmospheric science
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
NASA materials may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NASA or by any NASA employee of a commercial product, service or activity, or used in any other manner that might mislead. NASA should be acknowledged as the source of its material. It is unlawful to falsely claim copyright or other rights in NASA material. NASA shall in no way be liable for any costs, expenses, claims or demands arising out of use of NASA's cassettes and photographs by a recipient or a recipient's distributees. NASA personnel are not authorized to sign indemnity or hold harmless statements, releases from copyright infringement, or documents granting exclusive use rights.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-772
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Natonal Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space Center