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From ISS, we see Earth with new eyes

Astronauts love to photograph Earth – and all of their photos are free and in the public domain.  Explore these powerful images here. . .and even select your own targets.

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Explore Beautiful Images

Windows on Earth – over 1,000,000 photos w/daily updates

Gateway to Astronaut Photography – NASA’s official repository

Check out the Cupola View

Astronaut Suni Williams – Guided tour video

NASA HDEV – Live view from ISS in HD

Cupola Simulator – Windows on Earth (not actual location)

Where is ISS now?

TigerTail – ISS on world map

ISS Above – ISS tracker for your TV ($)

Spot the Station – when will it fly over you?

Images Explained

NASA Earth Observatory – Using images to understand Earth

Mystery Images – Can you figure out these images?

Space Station Academy – Online course to explore images ($)

Movies let you fly over Earth

WinEarth movies – animated fly-overs

Select your own targets!

EarthKAM – YOU control a camera on ISS


Learn from the Astronauts

Chris Hadfield – 3 easy steps (video)

Don Petit – wonderfully unique photos (video)

Reid Wiseman – behind the scenes (article)

Educator Guides

Mystery Images Educator Guide

ADD:  link to lesson plans focusing on Earth

Earth Science Research on the ISS

Hurricane Hunter Paul Joss

ADD:  link to CASIS science research focusing on Earth