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Astronomy Picture of the Day

Online since June 16th 1995, which probably explains the 1990s look of the site design, NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day directs your eyes to the sky. Images are contributed by professional and amateur photographers and scientists. Each day's photo is accompanied by commentary from an expert. For example, the photo for May 11, 2015 shows the view of the sky over Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano....
NASA Images

Luna Imaging specializes in turning archival materials into eye-popping digital collections. They have done work for universities, libraries, and corporations. Now, they have also aggregated more than 70 NASA image collections into a free and searchable resource. With over 100,000 images, categories, which include Highlights, Planets, Robotics, Astronauts, Hubble, Space Shuttle, Earth, and others,...