Science

The Geminids Are Here!

Each December the Geminids meteor showers appear in the night sky.

A Cosmic Delivery – NASA Receives Samples of Asteroid Ryugu

IIn this image, a Hayabusa2 sample canister containing sample fragments of the asteroid Ryugu is transferred from JAXA, the Japan...

Observing a Dark Nebula

This stunning image captures a small region on the edge of the inky Coalsack Nebula, or Caldwell 99.

Exploring the Secrets of the Universe

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches with NASA’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) spacecraft onboard from Launch Complex 39A,...

Snoopy to Fly Aboard Artemis I

Snoopy, the Zero G Indicator for the Artemis I mission, was delivered to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on Dec. 2 2021.

NASA Headquarters Photographers Pick Their Best

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with the Lucy spacecraft aboard is seen at Space Launch Complex 41, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021.

Daniel G. Nichols

Mathematician Daniel G. Nichols, who worked in the Real-Time Program Development Branch, Mission Planning and Analysis Division, is...

Hubble Peers at Peculiar Pair of Galaxies

This striking image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope showcases Arp 298, a stunning pair of interacting galaxies. Arp 298 –...

Hubble Views a Galaxy With an Explosive Past

In this image, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures a side-on view of NGC 3568, a barred spiral galaxy roughly 57 million...

Baby Stars in the Orion Constellation

Scores of baby stars shrouded by dust are revealed in this infrared image of the star-forming region NGC 2174.

Dr. Lyndsey McMillon-Brown: Studying Solar Cells

Dr. Lyndsey McMillon-Brown at NASA’s Glenn Research Center leads a study of solar cells made from a material called perovskite.

Hubble Sights a Sail of Stars

The spiral arms of the galaxy NGC 3318 are lazily draped across this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This spiral galaxy...

James Webb Telescope Rolls to the Pad Aboard an Ariane...

Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, is rolled out to the launch pad, Thursday, Dec. 23,...

Climate Scientist Dr. Christian Braneon

Dr. Christian Braneon, a climate scientist at NASA GISS, presents data visualizations and the state of current satellite missions...

Taking a Selfie on the Red Planet

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover landed on the Red Planet on Feb. 18, 2021, and took this selfie over a rock nicknamed “Rochette,” on...

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