Pioneer 10 Flies by Jupiter
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 12:21 EST
In this illustration by Rick Giudice from August 1973, the Pioneer 10 spacecraft passes by the gas giant planet Jupiter.
Apollo 17 Astronauts Capture Iconic Blue Marble 50 Years Ago
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 11:34 EST
This classic photograph of the Earth was taken on Dec. 7, 1972, by the crew of the final Apollo mission, Apollo 17, as they traveled toward the moon on their lunar landing mission.
Endeavour Crew Make Repairs to Hubble
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 12:21 EST
In this Dec. 1993, onboard view from Space Shuttle mission STS-61 shows astronauts Story Musgrave and Jeffrey Hoffman's Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
Orion Approaches Moon Before Return Flyby
Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:59 EST
On the 19th day of the Artemis I mission, Dec. 4, 2022, a camera mounted on the Orion spacecraft captured the Moon just in frame as Orion prepared for its return powered flyby on Dec. 5, when it passed approximately 79 miles above the lunar surface.
Hubble Spies Emission Nebula-Star Cluster Duo
Fri, 02 Dec 2022 08:00 EST
This whole collection is NGC 1858, an open star cluster in the northwest region of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way that boasts an abundance of star-forming regions. NGC 1858 is estimated to be around 10 million years old.
Orion’s Moon Crater Close-up
Thu, 01 Dec 2022 12:11 EST
On the sixth day of the Artemis I mission, Nov. 21, 2022, the Orion spacecraft’s optical navigation camera captured black-and-white images of craters on the Moon below.
Kamala Harris and French President Macron Meet at NASA Headquarters
Wed, 30 Nov 2022 14:20 EST
Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks prior to meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron and NASA Administrator Bill Nelson for an Earth Science briefing, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, at the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters building in Washington.
Orion, Earth, and the Moon
Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:11 EST
In this image, Orion captures a unique view of Earth and the Moon, seen from a camera mounted on one of the spacecraft's solar arrays.
Orion Approaches Moon for Outbound Powered Flyby
Mon, 28 Nov 2022 11:55 EST
A portion of the far side of the Moon looms large just beyond the Orion spacecraft in this image taken Nov. 21, the sixth day of the Artemis I mission, by a camera on the tip of one of Orion’s solar arrays.
Astronaut Snoopy 'Lands' in New York
Fri, 25 Nov 2022 07:55 EST
The annual Thanksgiving event was held Nov. 24, 2022.
Snoopy Hitches Ride to Space Aboard Artemis I
Wed, 23 Nov 2022 11:10 EST
Snoopy, the zero-gravity indicator for NASA’s Artemis I flight test, floating in space Nov. 20, 2022, while attached to his tether in the Orion spacecraft.
Orion’s Optical Navigation Camera Captures Earth
Tue, 22 Nov 2022 11:55 EST
NASA’s uncrewed Orion spacecraft snapped this black and white photo of Earth on Nov. 17, 2022, the second day of the 25.5-day Artemis I mission.
Orion Approaches Moon
Mon, 21 Nov 2022 11:05 EST
On Nov. 20, the fifth day of the 25.5-day Artemis I mission, a camera mounted on the tip of one of Orion’s solar array wings captured this footage of the spacecraft and the Moon as it continued to grow nearer to our lunar neighbor.
Hubble Views a Billowing Cosmic Cloud
Fri, 18 Nov 2022 08:00 EST
A small, dense cloud of gas and dust called CB 130-3 blots out the center of this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
First Nations Launch Teams Build Rockets
Thu, 17 Nov 2022 11:09 EST
Stephanie Yazzie, Northern Arizona University student and NAU Space Jacks team member, poses with her team’s rocket in this photo from the 2019 NASA First Nations Launch (FNL) competition.
We Are Going: Artemis I Launches
Wed, 16 Nov 2022 12:14 EST
Our Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket in the world, carrying the Orion spacecraft launches on the Artemis I flight test, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, from Launch Complex 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 1:47 a.m. EST.
Moonlit Launch Preparations at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 12:02 EST
The Moon is seen rising above NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard at Launch Pad 39B as preparations for launch continue, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Liftoff! Successful Launch for JPSS-2, LOFTID
Mon, 14 Nov 2022 11:26 EST
The Moon makes a stunning backdrop for the successful launch of the third in a series of polar-orbiting weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and our Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) on Nov. 10 at 1:49 a.m. PST from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
Celebrating Native American Heritage Month with Jerry C. Elliott
Thu, 10 Nov 2022 10:50 EST
Jerry Elliott, a former NASA physicist and one of the first Native Americans hired at NASA's Johnson Space Center, speaks during Native American Heritage Month event in 2017 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.
Astronauts Jessica Watkins and Bob Hines Study Farming in Space
Wed, 09 Nov 2022 11:45 EST
In this image from June 24, 2022, NASA astronauts Jessica Watkins and Bob Hines work on the XROOTS space botany investigation, which used the International Space Station’s (ISS) Veggie facility to test soilless hydroponic and aeroponic methods to grow plants.