General Terms of Use Information

Most images published in Visible Earth are freely available for re-publication or re-use, including commercial purposes, except for where copyright is indicated. In those cases you must obtain the copyright holder’s permission; we usually provide links to the organization that holds the copyright.

We ask that you use the credit statement attached with each image or else credit Visible Earth; the only mandatory credit is NASA.

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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration