Last updated: April 11, 2019Our staff chooses one spectacular image taken from space to write about in an informative article each week.
A collection of exceptional Earth imagery with various art themes. Download your favorites and read about the science behind each image.
Natural Hazard and Disaster Imagery
Last updated: February 6, 2019NASA works with the USGS to acquire remote sensing imagery of areas around the world affected by natural disasters.
- Weekly Top 10 ListLast updated: April 24, 2019The 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 CompositesSeveral images taken in sequence make up one grand view.
- Time-Lapse Video PageLast updated: October 17, 2018Time-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: April 15, 2019Organized by crewed missions, we choose one excellent astronaut photograph a week to write about and share with you.
- Around the World in 90 MinutesLast 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.
- 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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