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Physical Sciences & Engineering Image Collections Guide
Table of Contents:

Astronomy
  • Apollo Image Atlas
    http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/apollo/
    Comprehensive online collection of Apollo-Saturn mission photography from the Lunar and Planetary Institute, including 25,000 lunar images, both from orbit and from the moon's surface, as well as photographs of the earth, astronauts and mission hardware. Search by term or browse by Apollo craft, camera type, and much more.
  • JSC Digital Image Collection
    http://images.jsc.nasa.gov/
    9,000 images from NASA's Johnson Space Center press release photos from the Apollo, Gemini, Mercury, Skylab, and Shuttle missions
  • Hubble Gallery
    http://hubblesite.org/gallery/album/
    Hubble Telescope images from the Space Telescope Science Institute; search for images by term of browse by categories including galaxies, solar system, nebulae, stars, the universe, and more.
  • NASA Images
    http://www.nasaimages.org/
    A new online archive of hundreds of thousands of NASA images.
  • Science Photo Library (SPL)
    http://www.sciencephoto.com/
    "World's leading provider of science photos" 100,000 science, technology & industry, space & astronomy, history of science & medicine and more images
Physics
  • Berkeley Lab Images
    http://www.lbl.gov/image-gallery/
    Particle physics images hosted by the University of California, Berkeley Lab.
  • NASA Images
    http://www.nasaimages.org/
    A new online archive of hundreds of thousands of NASA images.
  • Physics Central
    http://www.physicscentral.org/index.html
    The American Physical Society represents some 42,000 physicists, and most of their work centers on scientific meetings and publications-the primary ways that physicists communicate with each other. With Physics Central, they communicate the excitement and importance of physics to everyone. They invite you to visit their site every week to find out how physics is part of your world. They'll answer your questions on how things work and keep you informed with daily updates on physics in the news. They'll describe the latest research and the people who are doing it and, if you want more, where to go on the web.
Geology
  • Bell library map collection
    https://www.lib.umn.edu/bell/histmapimages
    Historical digital map images from the University of Minnesota James Ford Bell Library.
  • David Ramsey Map Collections
    http://www.davidrumsey.com/
    The historical map collection has over 22,000 maps and images online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials.
  • Earth Science Photographic Library Archive
    http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/
    The U.S. Geological Survey has a collection of over 400,000 taken in the process of doing geologic research in the United States and U.S. territories from 1868 to the present. These images document the discovery, development, and science in the U.S. done by the Geological Survey and its predecessors. This site provides online access to some of these photographs.
  • EROS Image Gallery
    http://eros.usgs.gov/imagegallery/
    The U.S. Geological Survey's EROS Data Center stores and distributes a variety of data, including cartographic, satellite, and aircraft data. Their image gallery includes Landsat and Shaded relief images of U.S. States and images from their Earth as Art displays.
  • Landsat Online Archive
    http://landsat.usgs.gov/
    This site can be used to access images from the Landsat satellites, which have collected Earth observations and remote sensing imagery since 1972.
  • NOAA Photo Library
    http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/
    Weather and space images, images of the Earth's shores and coastal seas, and marine species images ranging from great whales to the most minute plankton. Search by term or browse by categories including the National Weather Service, fisheries, coral kingdom, and more.
  • Our Earth as Art
    http://landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov/earthasart/image_index.html
    Images of the earth from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Aerospace Engineering
  • http://nix.nasa.gov/
    http://nix.nasa.gov/
    NASA's images of aeronautics, aircraft, projects, the solar system and beyond, space flights, and more. Search or browse by category.
  • http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/apollo/
    http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/apollo/
    Comprehensive online collection of Apollo-Saturn mission photography from the Lunar and Planetary Institute, including 25,000 lunar images, both from orbit and from the moon's surface, as well as photographs of the earth, astronauts and mission hardware. Search by term or browse by Apollo craft, camera type, and much more.
  • Lockheed Marting Photographs

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  • NASA Life Sciences Data Archive (LSDA)
    http://lsda.jsc.nasa.gov/
    NASA's Life Sciences Data Archive (LSDA) contains information and data from human and non-human space flight experiments and related ground control studies funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This archive contains information about experiments conducted from NASA's first experiments during the 1960s to the present time. Information and data about space life sciences space flight experiments and missions can be retrieved and downloaded from a database called the Master Catalog. This site also includes an overview of life sciences missions and research, and the Digital Image Library - a searchable database of images from life sciences missions and experiments. A set of links to other sources of space life sciences information is also available under Related Resources.
  • NOAA Photo Library
    http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/
    Weather and space images, images of the Earth's shores and coastal seas, and marine species images ranging from great whales to the most minute plankton. Search by term or browse by categories including the National Weather Service, fisheries, coral kingdom, and more.
Civil Engineering
  • Built in America
    http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/habs_haer/index.html
    The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) from the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress, and part of American Memory


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