NASA and the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge

Did you know that NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shares its home with the Merritt Island National…

Kelly Latimer: Dryden's First Female Research Test Pilot

Kelly J. Latimer was a research pilot in the Flight Crew Branch of NASA’s Dryden (now…

Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters Sign Installation

On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters sign is installed ahead of…

PIA24418: Mt. Etna–February 26, 2021

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

Mary W. Jackson: NASA's First Female African American Engineer

On Feb. 25, 2021, the NASA Headquarters Building in Washington D.C. was officially renamed after Mary…

Reflections from a Black Hole

This 2003 composite X-ray and optical image of galaxy NGC 1068 shows gas blowing away in…

Traversing Mars' Jezero Crater

This image depicts a possible area through which the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover could traverse across…

PIA24417: Mt. Etna February 2021

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

Perseverance Snaps Its First Full-Color Image of Mars

This is the first high-resolution, color image to be sent back by the Hazard Cameras (Hazcams)…

Alvin Drew: Down to Earth

On Feb. 28, 2011, NASA astronaut Alvin Drew participates in the STS-133 mission’s first spacewalk as…