Last updated:August 19, 2018Our staff chooses one spectacular image taken from space to write about in an informative article each week.
Around the World in 90 Minutes
Last updated: February 18, 2018Check out all of the imagery taken during “Around the World in 90 Minutes”, an event organized on October 23, 2017 by Astronaut Randy Bresnik.
A collection of exceptional Earth imagery we believe has an artistic and abstract feel. View various art themes, download your favorites, and read about the science behind each image.
Natural Hazard and Disaster Imagery
Last updated: August 10, 2018NASA works with the USGS to acquire remote sensing imagery of areas around the world affected by natural disasters.
- Weekly Top 10 ListLast updated: August 15, 2018The top ten images downloaded from our website, updated weekly.
- CEO Top PicksCrew Earth Observations chooses the best pictures taken from space in one list.
- Image CompositesLast updated: May 30, 2018Several images taken in sequence make up one grand view.
- Time-Lapse Video PageTime-Lapse photography stitched into videos, ranging from severe weather flyovers to city lights at night to the auroras.
- GlaciersThe glaciers collection features beautiful images of glaciers taken from space.
- VolcanoesBrowse through hundreds of different volcanoes from around the world, as seen from space.
- Impact CratersImpact craters are one of the most difficult things to see from space, but crew members were able to capture imagery of them for this collection.
- Capital CitiesExplore the capital cities around the world and the U.S. capital city collection.
- Mission HighlightsLast updated: August 20, 2018Organized by crewed missions, we choose one excellent astronaut photograph a week to write about and share with you.
- HistoricalDifferent collections of historical data, ranging from the Apollo imagery to the Transit of Venus.
- Near Infrared CollectionNear infrared images taken from space ranging from early to recent ISS missions. Introduction to this collection.
- Earth From SpaceThis database was compiled by our staff to illustrate interesting Earth features and processes, including cities as seen by astronauts from space.
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