Checked content

File:ASTER Richat.jpg

Description Credit(s): NASA/GSFC/MITI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team


”The purpose of NASA's Earth Observatory is to provide a freely-accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet. The focus is on Earth's climate and environmental change. In particular, we hope our site is useful to public media and educators. Any and all materials published on the Earth Observatory are freely available for re-publication or re-use, except where copyright is indicated. We ask that NASA's Earth Observatory be given credit for its original materials.”
Date 2006-04-05 (first version); 2006-04-05 (last version)
Source Originally from en.wikipedia; description page is/was here.
Author Original uploader was Brian0918 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):


More information

All five editions of Schools Wikipedia were compiled by SOS Children's Villages. SOS Childrens Villages is there for the children in our care until they are ready for independence. Sponsoring a child is the coolest way to help.