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Friday, July 25, 2008

NASA to launch OA image collection

NASA Images will launch next week, according to an article today from (Thanks to ResourceShelf.) From the article:
Nasa is to make its huge collection of historic photographs, film and video available to the public for the first time.

A partnership with the non-profit Internet Archive will see 21 major Nasa imagery collections merged into a single searchable online resource. The Nasa Images website is expected to go live this week.

The launch is the first step in a five-year partnership that will add millions of images and thousands of hours of video and audio content, with enhanced search and viewing capabilities and new user features. ...
See also our previous coverage of NASA Images.

Update. See also the Internet Archive's press release.