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CosmoQuest’s Image Detective

Postby bystander » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:20 pm

Public Invited to Test New Tool to Study Earth using
Photos Taken by International Space Station Astronauts

Astronomical Society of the Pacific | 2017 Sep 28

CosmoQuest’s Image Detective, a NASA-funded citizen science project, invites the public to identify Earth features in photographs taken by astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS). Citizen scientists are asked to help identify geographic features (natural or human-made) in astronaut photographs and then determine the location on Earth where the photo is centered. CosmoQuest is led by principal investigator Dr. Pamela L. Gay from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP).

You can become part of Image Detective by visiting http://cosmoquest.org/ImageDetective. ...

Originally developed by NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) science experts within the JSC Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division, Image Detective’s upgrade provides new and improved options for citizen scientists to help enhance NASA’s growing online database of astronaut imagery, also referred to as Crew Earth Observations (CEO) imagery. ...
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