Moon Mosaic
Mon, 08 Aug 2022 10:46 EDT
This Moon-mosaic is comprised of 1,231 images taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's (LRO) Narrow-Angle Camera (NAC) in the summer of 2018.
Curiosity's Dusty Selfie
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 10:09 EDT
Since August 2012, Curiosity has been exploring 3-mile-high Mt. Sharp in Gale Crater. The rover has climbed more than 2,000 feet (612 meters), reaching progressively younger rocks that serve as a record on how Mars has evolved from a wet, habitable planet to a cold desert environment.
Ice Stars
Thu, 04 Aug 2022 10:04 EDT
Like distant galaxies amid clouds of interstellar dust, chunks of sea ice drift through graceful swirls of grease ice in the frigid waters of Foxe Basin near Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic.
Wildflowers in Bloom at Kennedy Space Center
Wed, 03 Aug 2022 10:00 EDT
With wildflowers surrounding the view, NASA’s Space Launch System Moon rocket – carried atop the crawler-transporter 2 – arrives at Launch Pad 39B at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on June 6, 2022.
Webb Captures Stellar Gymnastics in The Cartwheel Galaxy
Tue, 02 Aug 2022 10:00 EDT
Webb Captures Stellar Gymnastics in The Cartwheel Galaxy
NASA Pays Tribute to Nichelle Nichols
Mon, 01 Aug 2022 09:26 EDT
NASA celebrates the life of Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek actor, trailblazer, and role model, who symbolized to so many what was possible. She partnered with us to recruit some of the first women and minority astronauts, and inspired generations to reach for the stars.
Zeta Ophiuchi: A Star With a Complicated Past
Fri, 29 Jul 2022 10:29 EDT
Zeta Ophiuchi is a star with a complicated past, having likely been ejected from its birthplace by a powerful stellar explosion. A new look by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory helps tell more of the story of this runaway star.
Vortices Near Jupiter’s North Pole
Thu, 28 Jul 2022 10:33 EDT
As NASA’s Juno mission completed its 43rd close flyby of Jupiter on July 5, 2022, its JunoCam instrument captured this striking view of vortices — hurricane-like spiral wind patterns — near the planet’s north pole.
Preparing for the Next Generation of Flight
Wed, 27 Jul 2022 09:01 EDT
Before NASA’s quiet supersonic X-59 aircraft takes to the skies, plenty of testing happens to ensure a safe first flight.
Heading into (Orbital) Sunrise
Tue, 26 Jul 2022 07:19 EDT
The crew doesn't just snap pretty pictures; the research aboard the station benefits humanity in numerous ways.
Blue Ripples on a Red Planet
Mon, 25 Jul 2022 09:18 EDT
This image shows a variety of wind-related features on the Red Planet near the center of Gamboa Crater.
50 Years of Landsat
Fri, 22 Jul 2022 08:47 EDT
We're celebrating 50 years of Landsat.
Thu, 21 Jul 2022 08:19 EDT
HDV is developing the necessary systems to enable urban drone flights that travel beyond visual sight.
Apollo 11 Crew Trains for Excursion on the Sea of Tranquility
Tue, 19 Jul 2022 13:04 EDT
The Apollo 11 crew simulates deploying and using lunar tools on the surface of the Moon during a training exercise on April 22, 1969.
A Supernova's Shockwaves
Tue, 19 Jul 2022 09:16 EDT
Supernovas are the explosive deaths of the universe's most massive stars.
A View from Above: Zero Gravity Facility Circa 1966
Mon, 18 Jul 2022 09:30 EDT
This tunnel view looking up from level 5 is of the Zero Gravity Facility at Lewis Research Center, now known as the Glenn Research Center.
SpaceX Dragon Heads to Station on 25th Resupply Mission
Fri, 15 Jul 2022 09:28 EDT
A SpaceX Falcon 9 soars upward after lifting off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 14, 2022.
James Webb Space Telescope Senior Project Scientist John Mather
Wed, 13 Jul 2022 08:55 EDT
Senior Project Scientist John Mather speaks with the media after the release of the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope .
President Biden and the World Preview Webb Telescope's First Image
Tue, 12 Jul 2022 08:10 EDT
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson describes the first full-color image from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.
Behold: The Carina Nebula's 'Mystic Mountain'
Mon, 11 Jul 2022 08:43 EDT
Within the tempestuous Carina Nebula lies “Mystic Mountain.” This three-light-year-tall cosmic pinnacle, imaged by Hubble in 2010.