Plan B – Image Credits




Stepping stones to sister worlds
New possibilities for space commerce

Public interest project about de-risking the uncertainties of off-Earth commerce. Creative Commons and public domain imagery. Educational public policy comment. Fair dealing use.

[link to PDF with complete image credits listing]


Solar System Animation – Fly-through animation of our solar system.
jonaslisting: Royalty-Free. Use in all projects and media.


Apollo 17, Command/Service Module viewed from the lunar module during SIM Bay inspection
NASA Public Domain

Astronaut Moon Flag
NASA Public Domain

Businessman checking stock market online
CC0 Public Domain – Free for personal and commercial use – No attribution required Learn more

Chelyabinsk meteor trace, 2013
Alex Alishevskikh, CC BY-SA 2.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Clip Art (various)
Public domain

PIA19687: Rosetta Comet Marches On – Comet 67P
NASA Public Domain

Debris around Earth
ESA Public Domain

Debris plot by NASA
NASA Public Domain

Free for commercial use, DMCA

Earth [Used in Moon/Earth image & Earth/Gear image]
NASA Public Domain

NASA Public Domain

File: Angular Parameters of Elliptical Orbit
Peo~commonswiki, CC BY-SA 3.0

File: Angular Parameters of Elliptical Orbit
Peo~commonswiki, CC BY-SA 3.0

Fire Outdoors.
Free Image. Link referral required.

[Ground Surveying Instrument] Laying out Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) lights
US Government Public Domain

Illuminated crescent of Earth (South_America & Antarctica) [truncated]
ESA Public Domain

International Criminal Court – Logo
[logo: link truncated]
International Criminal Court, Public Domain

International Space Station above the Earth
NASA Public Domain

ISS over New Zealand
NASA Public Domain

NASA Public Domain

By NASA, ESA, and A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Lava Tube Cave
Nona Lohr CC0

Earth (used in campfire image)
35 Stunning Hi-Res “Public Domain” Astronomy Images
NASA Public Domain

NASA/Caltech Public Domain

Meteor Fire Comet Free Photo (meteor-1420503_1280.jpg)

NASA Public Domain

Moon Landscape
NASA Public Domain

NASDAQ Stock Market Display
By bfishadow on Flickr [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

News Screenshots

• News: Huge asteroid that narrowly missed Earth ‘slipped through the net’, Nasa emails reveal ‘I wonder how many times this has happened without the asteroid being discovered at all?’ By Andy Gregory, Saturday 21 September 2019 09:24
• News: NASA Missed ‘Closest-Ever’ Asteroid Passing Earth Last Weekend by : Lucy Connolly on : 18 Aug 2020 17:24
• News: NASA Says Bus-Size Asteroid Narrowly Missed Earth Thursday By VOA News, September 24, 2020 09:26 AM


Pavonis Mons lava tube skylight crop (cave system skylight)
NASA, Public Domain, 4 August 2011

Rocket launch (Clouds_Fire_launch_liftoff_Rocket_science_Sky_Smoke-1621908.jpg)
CC0 Public Domain

Free for commercial use, DMCA

Satellite over Planet (actual photo not named)
CC0 Public Domain, Free for personal and commercial use
No attribution required

Solar System
PIA12114.jpg (JPEG Image, 3300 × 2485 pixels) – Scaled (37%)
NASA Public Domain

SpaceX, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons (non-commercial use)

Tea Lights
Pxfuel, DMCA

Titan’s Northern Lakes: Salt Flats?
NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/University of Idaho Public Domain

Tunnel on the 7 Subway Extension, under construction (NYC) – cropped citing
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (New York)
Public Domain: Attribution – You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

UN Plenary Overview
Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)
United Nations Public Domain

United Nations General Assembly- Special Event (21133476130)
UN Photo/Rick Bajornas UN photos must be used in strict accordance with UN Photo Usage Guidelines: – w:en:Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license

Pixabay License: Free for commercial use – No attribution required

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