NASA Image GalleriesNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Washington, D.C, United States
Description A descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA in short, is an American agency that pioneers in aeronautics research, space explorations and operations, space technology and science. Their image galleries provide access to non-copyrighted up-to-date images and other multimedia files that were captured from their operations, missions and research.
Collection Type Broad terms that define the type of digital collection
Subject Broad terms or phrases that describe, identify, or interpret the digital image collection and what it depicts or expresses. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute.
Style Period Terms that define the styles, art periods, movements, etc. whose characteristics are represented in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute
Work Types Terms that identify the kinds of works in the digital collection being described. It typically refers to a work’s physical form, function, or medium in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Thesaurus For Graphic Materials (TGM) by Library of Congress.
Openness Openness of the digital collection determined using the 4R activities by Wiley (2010).
Unless otherwise stated, content on NASA website is “not protected by copyright” and available for reproduction and use for “educational or informational purposes“. Recommends citation to NASA with no format stated. Image can be cited by the title of work (or title of article), accessed date and url of digital image.
e.g. Pluto is Dominated by the Feature Informally Named the “Heart”, accessed on July 15, 2015 from NASA.
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