Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Flooding Along the Nueces River

On Nov. 1, 2018, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured a false-color view of flooding along the Nueces River in a...

The Frozen Wild Dnieper River

Curling snow drifts are magnified by the terrain around the 1,400 mile Dnieper River, flowing from Russia to the Black Sea in this image...

Recovery of the Test Orion Capsule in the Pacific Ocean

On Nov. 1, 2018, the USS John P. Murtha recovered the test version of the Orion capsule at sunset in the Pacific Ocean. This...

Suwannee Blackwater River Meets the Sea

The Suwannee is known as a “blackwater river” because of its dark-brown waters laden with organic material.

The International Space Station as of Oct. 4, 2018

The International Space Station photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft after undocking.

Orion’s European Service Module to Arrive for First Mission

The Airbus team poses with the European Service Module during preparations for shipment to NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

Happy Birthday, Michael Collins!

Happy birthday, Michael Collins! Test pilot and NASA astronaut Michael Collins served as the pilot for Gemini X and as the command module...

A New View of Our Starry Night

After nine years in deep space collecting data that revealed our night sky to be filled with billions of hidden planets – more planets...

John Glenn Returns to Space on the STS-95 Mission

Senator John Glenn during water survival training for the STS-95 mission at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory. On Oct. 29, 1998, space shuttle Discovery...

It’s Valley Fog Season

It’s autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, which means many people living in mountainous areas are awakening to fog-filled valleys.

Tunisia suspends Emirates flights over women security measures

Tunisia on Sunday suspended Emirates Airlines flights after a public outcry over security measures in the United Arab Emirates targeting women from the North...