Science

Melba Roy Mouton – Mathematician

Melba Roy Mouton (1929-1990) was a mathematician and computer programmer in NASA’s Trajectory and Geodynamics Division.

Victor Glover, Pilot of SpaceX Crew-1

In this image, Glover celebrated his birthday during his stay on the station.

Eugene Parker Watches the Liftoff of the Mission Named...

Dr. Eugene Parker (seated), a pioneer in heliophysics, watches the liftoff of the mission named in his honor.

Behold a Winter Solstice

The Earth's solstices come twice a year. For the Northern Hemisphere, this year's winter solstice happens on Dec. 21.

The James Webb Telescope Lights Up the Sky During Launch

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, or JWST, launched aboard Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021.

Waiting to Unfold

This image shows the James Webb Space Telescope atop its launch vehicle, but before it was encapsulated in the rocket fairing.