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Snapshots From Space: NASA's Treasure Trove of Unprocessed Images

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The second episode of Emily Lakdawalla's new series explains why the vast majority of NASA's space images have never been seen by the public. They are all available online, just waiting for space geeks to turn them into pictorial gold.


James Harris: 05/20/2013 04:59 CDT

Informative vid, didn't realise so much "raw" data out there. Could you provide a few links? Got my MSc Scientific Computing 1991. Never used it. Would be interested in avail resources. Currently reading UTiCS Burger & Burge 2 update.

Emily Lakdawalla: 05/21/2013 10:19 CDT

Read my blog for occasional links to these resources. Google for the PDS Imaging Node and the OPUS search tool at the PDS Rings Node. Check out the image processing section of this website ( ) and also read

James Harris: 05/21/2013 10:55 CDT

Thanks for prompt reply. All refs noted, your a wealth of Information :-) Plenty to loook into - Thanks Again.

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