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NASA Education Image Galleries

NASA Education Image Galleries

Tia Ferguson in a red coat with a furry hood in Antarctica Antarctic Adventure
Tia Ferguson is a NASA engineer who spent four weeks in Antarctica on a science mission. This photo gallery documents Ferguson's trip and describes the experience in her own words.



An assortment of containers and science equipment on a table Basil Plant Growth
In Aug. 2007, the STS-118 space shuttle mission launched with 10 million cinnamon basil seeds onboard. Nearly all of the seeds were returned to Earth for students to grow in plant growth chambers, but 16 seeds were left on the ISS, along with two plant growth chambers. Flight Engineer Clayton Anderson grew plants from the seeds and documented the plants' growth by photographing the plants as they grew.


Water bubble floats in front of an astronaut's face Fun in Microgravity
See fun pictures of things you don't see on Earth.




A Great Moonbuggy Race signGreat Moonbuggy Race 2008
A total of 47 high school and college teams participated in the 15th Annual Great Moonbuggy Race, held April 4-5, 2008, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.



Surface tension demonstration using water held in place by a metal loop Microgravity Education Image Gallery
View images that reflect how microgravity affects how objects move, experiments react and people live.




Astronaut Steve Robinson, STS-114 mission specialist, anchored to a foot restraint on the International Space Station's Canadarm2 NASA Education Robotics Image Gallery
Innovation, creativity, problem solving -- the world of robotics at NASA is all of these things. See pictures of NASA robots in action.



Robert H. Goddard observes a launch site from his launch control shack Rocketry Education Image Gallery
See images of rocket parts, NASA's launch vehicles and rocket pioneers.




Karina Ogilvie floats with a look of surprise on her face Rollercoaster Ride
Follow a team of college students through a week in NASA's Microgravity University.




The Mercury Seven astronauts wearing silver-colored spacesuits Spacesuit and Spacewalk History
Take a stroll down memory lane, with an eye focused on the future. From the Mercury program to the International Space Station, from the space station to the moon, and from the moon to Mars, spacesuits have and will continue to have an important role in human space exploration.


Astronaut Mike Massimino waving while on a spacewalk Walking in Space
Astronauts make walking in space look easy. But astronauts use a lot of tools and equipment to help them do their job and stay safe. This gallery is filled with photos of astronauts on spacewalks.

Page Last Updated: September 30th, 2013
Page Editor: NASA Administrator