NASA Image of the Day
Stars Are Being Born in the Depths of a Black Hole
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:47 EST
In the Phoenix Constellation, astronomers have confirmed the first example of a galaxy cluster where large numbers of stars are being born at its core.
George Gorospe: From Intern to Research Engineer
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:39 EST
Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, George Gorospe was taught by his parents to take pride in his Native American heritage.
Astronauts Complete First Excursion to Repair Cosmic Particle Detector
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:36 EST
Station Commander ​​Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency conducts repairs, while attached to the Canadarm during the first spacewalk to repair the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.
Hubble Spots a Curious Spiral
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:30 EST
Many galaxies we see through telescopes such as the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the source of this beautiful image, look relatively similar: spiraling arms, a glowing center, and a mixture of bright specks of star formation and dark ripples of cosmic dust weaving throughout. This galaxy, a spiral galaxy named NGC 772, is no exception.
Apollo 12 Sees a Solar Eclipse
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 03:59 EST
Fifty years ago, on Nov. 14, 1969, Apollo 12 launched at 11:22 a.m. EST from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Powtawche Valerino: Supporting NASA’s Space Launch System Program
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 01:58 EST
Powtawche Valerino is a guidance engineer who works for Aerodyne Industries at the NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, supporting the agency’s Space Launch System program.
Mercury's Solar Transit
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:37 EST
The planet Mercury is seen in silhouette, low center, as it transits across the face of the Sun, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.
Building the Rover of the Future
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 02:08 EST
A student from Sinte Gleska University works to build a model rover for a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars.
This Week in NASA History: First Launch of Saturn V – Nov. 9, 1967
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 08:30 EST
This week in 1967, the Apollo 4 mission launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
The Cygnus space freighter is attached to the Unity module
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 10:00 EST
The U.S. Cygnus space freighter from Northrop Grumman is pictured in the grips of the Canadarm2 robotic arm as it was installed to the Unity module for 70 days of cargo transfers.