Curious about how stars twinkle? Now unveil space treasure with NASA’s online library
Source :News Bharati English   Date :01-Apr-2017

Washington, April 1: Who doesn’t like to see those massive planets, the secret behind the stars up there? Not only the budding astronauts but every one of us will get to see the ‘living website’ which has a database with more than 140,000 files from over 60 collections. A database which has collection of audio, video, and images of space exploration will be at your fingertips.A treasure which was under the binoculars of Hubble will be available to all of us. Content from across the agency’s many missions in aeronautics, astrophysics, Earth science, human spaceflight and more are now easy to find, download or embed to use elsewhere, all thanks to this library.

A search engine lets you flit from celestial wonders to astronaut selfies. The search tool does provide the single location from where users can access the best of what NASA makes publicly available. The search function allows users to search by year, mission, planet, star, galaxy etc.

"It's a living website," NASA said. "New and archival images, video and audio files continually will be added." With hundreds of images for everything from black holes to one of Saturn's moons, Tethys, NASA's library creates a journey through space that anyone can experience.

The library is really meant to allow free downloadable access to some of NASA's most significant images, video, and audio. This vast collection of NASA’s missions and space sciences could be used for creating memes and educational purposes. Something like this: