NASA Photo Collection Made Available Online

The edge of the universe

NASA has made its huge collection of historic photographs, film and video available to the public for the first time.  A partnership with the non-profit Internet Archive has 21 major NASA imagery collections merged into a single searchable online resource.

NASA Photo Collection Made Available Online

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The launch is the first step in a five-year partnership that will add millions of images and thousands of hours of video and audio content, with enhanced search and viewing capabilities and new user features.

Over time, the integration of Nasaimages.org will become more seamless and comprehensive with the main NASA site.

“This partnership enables NASA to provide a vast collection of imagery from one searchable source, unlocking a new treasure trove for students, historians, enthusiasts and researchers,” said NASA deputy administrator Shana Dale.

NASA Photo Collection Made Available Online

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“This new resource also will enable the agency to digitize and preserve historical content now not available on the internet for future generations.”

The content of the site covers all the diverse activities of America’s space program, including imagery from the Apollo missions, Hubble Space Telescope views of the universe and experimental aircraft past and present.

See NASA images here.

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