would like to use some of the imagery from Earth from Space. What
are NASA's rules for using this imagery?
All of the
imagery on this site is public domain. There are, however, a few
restrictions on its use you should be aware of. Some general
guidelines on the use of NASA imagery are available on this
site. Additional important information on NASA's usage policy can
be found at:
can I find more NASA imagery?
check out our list of other NASA Imagery
Web sites for our suggestions!
do I download images to my computer?
images, just browse through the site until you find an image you
are interested in, then click on the appropriate link to view the
low resolution or high resolution version of the image. These links
are available on every image information page on Earth from Space.
Once the image
has completely loaded into your Web browser window, take the following
steps to save it to your computer.
on the image in your Web browser, and an small window will open
with a menu of options. Select "Save Picture As" (Internet
Explorer) or "Save Image As" (Netscape) from the menu.
A new window will open. In this window, select a location on your
computer to save the image to and click the Save button. That's
it! The image is now downloaded to your computer.
will work on any image on any Web site.
don't you have any pictures of my city or region on your site?
on this site is selected based on aesthetic quality and scientific
interest rather than geographical location. Photo opportunities
are also constrained by the orbital path of the spacecraft, prevailing
weather conditions, and other factors.
are added periodically to Earth from Space, so check back frequently!
high-resolution, uncompressed versions of these images, such as
TIFF files, available on-line?
No. Due to
the extremely large file size of uncompressed high-resolution images,
we are unable to provide on-line access to them. However, the JSC
Media Resource Center coordinates with some local commercial photographic
labs that do offer NASA imagery products to the public. More information
on this service is available on the Purchasing
Prints and Scans page.
saw in a magazine a composite picture of the entire Earth at night
with city lights. Where can I get that picture?
image is available from NASA's Planetary Photojournal at:
can I find space-related educational resources?
Education Program - https://education.nasa.gov/
NASA's Education homepage serves as the cyber-gateway to information
regarding educational programs and services offered by NASA for
educators and students across the United States. This high-level
directory of information provides specific details and points of
contact for all of NASA's educational efforts and Field Center Offices.
can I find the latest Shuttle or International Space Station mission
Human Space Flight Web - https://spaceflight.nasa.gov
One of NASA's flagship Web sites, the Human Space Flight Web hosts
current mission information for both the Space Shuttle and the International
Space Station, NASA news releases and status reports, archival mission
information, a large library of reference material, a multimedia
gallery containing the latest training and on-orbit video, audio,
and imagery, and much more.