Photographers on the ground and in orbit captured images of the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft being lifted from the Baikonur Cosmodrome to the International Space Station.
Fifty photos of the historic Apollo 11 mission on the 50th anniversary of that “giant leap.”
Images of some of the training, preparation, and daily life that occupied the Apollo 11 astronauts and their NASA support team in the months leading up to launch day
A few images of yesterday’s celestial event, and of those who were fortunate enough to witness it
Arizona’s existing geology, coupled with man-made crater fields, hosted numerous moonlike sites for Apollo astronauts to train.
Some of the hundreds of incredible photographs taken recently of our home planet from the unique vantage point of astronauts aboard the International Space Station
Images of asteroids, comets, trans-Neptunian objects, meteors, and more
Photographers were on hand as some of the first student groups arrived to tour this vision of Mars in China’s Gobi Desert.
Last night, skywatchers around the world were treated to views of the so-called super snow moon, and photographers across the globe captured the event.
Investment in lunar exploration is growing once more—humanity has achieved many lunar firsts, but others are still to come.
A half century ago, human beings left our planet for a trip around the moon for the first time, and brought home incredible images of vistas never seen before.
Every day until Tuesday, December 25, we’ll present one new image of our universe from NASA’s orbiting telescope.
Photos of the long, painstaking construction process of the $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope, set to launch in early 2019.
SpaceX is ready for the first test launch of its 27-engine Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
A few images of Mars from NASA’s Curiosity rover over the past few years.
In its 10th orbit around Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft is returning amazing images of the gas giant that are being made even more incredible by citizen scientists here on Earth.
Every day until Monday, December 25, we’ll present one new image of our universe from NASA’s telescope.
In August of 1977, the first of two identical robotic probes was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, bound for our outermost planets and beyond.
On September 15, 2017, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will take its final measurements and images as it plunges into Saturn’s atmosphere at 77,000 miles per hour, burning up high above the cloud tops.
Images of the Earth and Moon together, some from as far away as 100 million miles
High in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has built several collections of telescopes and observatories on remote, arid mountaintops.
After nearly 13 years in orbit around Saturn, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is now preparing for its “Grand Finale.”
Every day until Sunday, December 25, we’ll present one new image of our universe from NASA’s ‘scope.
Look up in the sky tonight for a remarkable perigee-syzygy of the Earth-Moon-Sun system.
A weeping Sophora Japonica tree in Versailles, the Zhangye danxia landform in China, a hitchhiking cat in Turkey, a flamingo mother and chick in Colombia, chopsticks manufacturing in China, and much more.
Autumn photos 2019—harvests, festivals, migrations, winter preparations, and, of course, spectacular foliage.
Winning images from the annual photo competition produced by the Natural History Museum in London
Images of the damage and immediate recovery work taking place in Japan after its worst storm in decades