Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Red Planet’s Layered History

Erosion of the surface reveals several shades of light toned layers, likely sedimentary deposits, as shown in this image taken by the HiRISE camera...

Mary Jackson: A Life of Service and a Love of Science

Mary Jackson began her engineering career in an era in which female engineers of any background were a rarity.

Vice President Attends NASA Day of Remembrance

Vice President Mike Pence visits the Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial after a wreath laying ceremony that was part of NASA's Day of Remembrance, Thursday,...

Apollo Astronaut Buzz Aldrin at the 2019 State of the Union

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes after being introduced at the 2019 State of the Union address.

Star Formation in the Orion Nebula

The powerful wind from the newly formed star at the heart of the Orion Nebula is creating the bubble and preventing new stars from...

Victor Glover, One of the Crew of SpaceX’s First Flight to Station

When SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft lifts off on its first operational mission to the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Victor Glover will be aboard.

Sunrise From Columbia

On Jan. 22, 2003, the crew of Space Shuttle Columbia captured this sunrise from the crew cabin during Flight Day 7.

Hubble Accidentally Discovers a New Galaxy

Despite the vastness of space, objects tend to get in front of each other.

Sailing Over the Caribbean From the International Space Station

Portions of Cuba, the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands are viewed from the International Space Station.

Falcon 9, Crew Dragon Roll to Launch Pad

Falcon 9, Crew Dragon Roll to Launch Pad