Image Sources

Only authentic space images from real telescopes and spacecraft are displayed in our gallery.  Even our compositions, like the Galaxy Montage or Earth In Space are assembled using real, authentic space imagery, directly from the source, and at the highest possible resolution.


Hubble Space Telescope


Cassini Spacecraft


Galileo Spacecraft


Spitzer Space Telescope


Galaxy Evolution Explorer


Chandra X-ray Observatory


Mars Exploration Rovers


Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter


Very Large Telescope array (VLT)


Other Large Land-based Telescopes