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.
Recent images of robotic technology around the world
Some of the winning and honored images from the 2018 Small World Photomicrography Competition
Throughout the 20th century, NASA made extensive use of wind tunnels to test and refine designs for airplanes, spacecraft, and many other vehicles and structures.
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.
Nikon just announced the winners of the 2017 Small World Photomicrography Competition, and they’ve shared some of the winning and honored images with us here.
Recent images of robotic technology around the world.
Getty Images photographer Mario Tama recently spent several days accompanying NASA scientists making 12-hour research flights over West Antarctica.
Can satellite images of our planet's varied terrain make humanity's impact apparent?
Unranked images from the the 2016 Small World Photomicrography Competition.
Pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg successfully landed the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, after flying around the world using only the power of the Sun.
Angela Merkel has served as Germany’s Chancellor for more than ten years now, and in her official capacity happens to have met and interacted with quite a number of robots.
On February 29, the NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will turn over command of the International Space Station to astronaut Tim Kopra, then prepare to return to Earth after spending nearly a year in space. Last March, Kelly launched into low Earth orbit aboard the ISS, taking hundreds of photographs during his year abroad.
NASA's Mars rover, Opportunity just celebrated its 12th anniversary on Mars—a mission that was originally meant to last just 90 days.
Saturn, not Jupiter, is the best planet.
Nikon just announced the winners of the 2015 Small World Photomicrography Competition, and they've shared some of the winning and honored images from this year's competition with us here.
On July 16, 1945, the United States Army detonated the world’s first nuclear weapon in New Mexico’s Jornada del Muerto desert.
After traveling more than 3 billion miles over the past nine and a half years, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is within hours of its rendezvous with Pluto.
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