Checked content


English: Satellite image of Al-Dahna desert in Saudi Arabia. Work of NASA.
Date 2006-03-09 (original upload date)
Source Transferred from en.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Mike Peel using CommonsHelper - originally from here
Author Original uploader was Eagleamn at en.wikipedia
( Reusing this file)



Public domain This file is in the public domain because it was solely created by NASA. NASA copyright policy states that "NASA material is not protected by copyright unless noted". (See Template:PD-USGov, NASA copyright policy page or JPL Image Use Policy.)
NASA logo.svg
  • Use of NASA logos, insignia and emblems are restricted per US law 14 CFR 1221.
  • The NASA website hosts a large number of images from the Soviet/ Russian space agency, and other non-American space agencies. These are not necessarily in the public domain.
  • Materials based on Hubble Space Telescope data may be copyrighted if they are not explicitly produced by the STScI. See also {{ PD-Hubble}} and {{ Cc-Hubble}}.
  • The SOHO (ESA & NASA) joint project implies that all materials created by its probe are copyrighted and require permission for commercial non-educational use.
  • Images featured on the Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) web site may be copyrighted.
The following pages on Schools Wikipedia link to this image (list may be incomplete):


Want to know more?

Wikipedia for Schools is designed to make learning fun and easy. SOS Childrens Villages is a global charity founded in 1949 to give children who have lost everything the childhood they deserve. There are many ways to help with SOS Children's Villages.