Hubble Sees a Star Called HBC 672 and the Bat Shadow

A young star’s unseen, planet-forming disk casts a huge shadow across a more distant cloud in…

PIA23783: Tropical Storm Fay 2020

           Target: Earth Mission:  Aqua Instrument:  AIRS Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Click here for original…

Creating Psyche: Mission to an Asteroid

An electric Hall thruster, identical to those that will be used to propel NASA’s Psyche spacecraft,…

STS-135: Shuttle's Final Launch and the Beginning of a New Era

Space Shuttle Atlantis’ STS-135 mission launched from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on July…

Heat Shield Milestone Complete for First Orion Mission with Crew

Technicians at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida recently finished meticulously applying more than 180 blocks…

Jupiter's Magnificent Swirling Clouds

A multitude of magnificent, swirling clouds in Jupiter’s dynamic North North Temperate Belt is captured in…

PIA23955: Al Jowf, Saudi Arabia

           Target: Earth Mission:  Terra Instrument:  ASTER Image Credit: NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team…

Upgrading the Space Station Is All in a Day's Work

NASA astronaut Robert Behnken works during the Wednesday, July 1, 2020, six-hour and one-minute spacewalk to…

July 4, 1997: Sojourner Arrives on the Red Planet

Hitching a ride on the Mars Pathfinder mission, the Sojourner rover arrived on Mars on July…

PIA23806: Clyde's Spot on Jupiter

           Target: Jupiter Mission:  Juno Instrument:  JunoCam Image Credit: Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSSImage processing by Kevin M. Gill,…