GRIN: Download NASA's Photographic Treasures
By James Grahame
Great Images in NASA (GRIN) is a stunning archive of high resolution images dating back to the dawn of the US and Russian space programs. Subjects include the X-Series aircraft, many iconic photos from the US and Soviet/Russian manned space programs, plus robotic exploration and space science. The majority of these pictures are available in high resolution versions and are not copyrighted, allowing you to print high quality 8x10 prints at home.
Great Images in NASA library [NASA]
Dryden pilot and future astronaut Neil Armstrong stands beside X-15 ship #1 after a research flight. This aircraft is now located at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC:
The Skylab Orbital Workshop in Earth orbit photographed from the Skylab 4 Command and Service Modules:
Edward H. White II became the first American to step outside his spacecraft and let go on June 3, 1965. He remained outside his Gemini spacecraft for 23 minutes:
July 20, 1969: Astronaut Edwin Aldrin, Jr., Lunar Module pilot, photographed by Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 landing on the surface of the moon: