The space agency used a different lens to capture this new 650-million-pixel Mars panorama.
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NASA is asking the public to use their smartphones to help track light pollution caused by satellites
Mar 5, 2020 at 17:38
NASA's Satellite Streak Watcher project is a new crowdsourced effort to help keep track of night sky light pollution caused by satellites, such as those launched by SpaceX's Starlink project.
Jan 31, 2020 at 18:38
The National Science Foundation has shared the highest-resolution images and video ever captured of the Sun.
Jan 30, 2020 at 18:25
Joining her images of Earth from space are two new selfies from NASA astronaut Jessica Meir captured during a recent ISS spacewalk.
Nov 27, 2019 at 19:03
Sotheby's is auctioning dozens of iconic NASA 'Red Number' photos from the collection of Philip Kulpa, as well as a selection of vintage space prints from the estate of Bill Taub, NASA's first senior photographer who covered major events until the end of the Apollo program.
Aug 30, 2019 at 15:58
NASA has shared a new portrait of Jupiter with the world, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
Aug 14, 2019 at 18:10
The replica is identical to the lunar version, down to the serial number plates, various labels and more.
Aug 2, 2019 at 16:57
Vox has shared a fascinating video explaining how those stunning colors appear in deep space pictures from the Hubble telescope—images actually shot in black and white.
Jul 3, 2019 at 15:58
See the original September 1969 press release detailing Hasselblad's involvement with the Apollo 11 mission and the cameras used on the surface of the Moon
Apr 22, 2019 at 14:00
Astronaut Terry Virts may have had the coolest photography job in the world – or outside of it – shooting over 300,000 photos during seven months in space. On this Earth Day, Virts tells us what it's like to be a space photographer.
Feb 14, 2019 at 20:01
NASA's Curiosity rover captures a 360 panorama from its Vera Rubin Ridge 'Rock Hall' drill site before moving on to greener...er...redder pastures.
Jan 21, 2019 at 16:40
Professional commercial photographer Moe Lauchert shares an incredible gallery of film photographs he captured on Ilford HP5 with a Nikonos 5 while serving as a diver at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston, Texas.
Nov 27, 2018 at 22:30
NASA's InSight lander has transmitted back the first photos it captured from the Martian surface using its 1-megapixel camera.
Nov 14, 2018 at 20:03
NASA has shared satellite imagery of the wildfire that's been confirmed as the deadliest in California history.
videoNov 6, 2018 at 22:26
NASA has shared the first 8K footage filmed from outer space. In addition to streaming on YouTube, you can also download the full-res footage to your computer.
May 29, 2018 at 20:02
NASA explains that a grass fire caused by the GRACE-FO launch on May 22 was behind the damage to one of Bill Ingalls' remote cameras.
May 21, 2018 at 18:49
You know that feeling when you're already all suited up and out on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station, and only then do you realize you forgot to put the SD card in your GoPro? No? Us either... but one astronaut on the ISS sure does.
Apr 26, 2018 at 17:28
We know more about the surface of the moon and Mars combined than we do about our own ocean floor, which is why NASA Ames scientist Ved Chirayath is developing a camera that can 'remove' the water from our seas to reveal 3D images of what’s below the waves.
Dec 27, 2017 at 17:36
Just three days after returning to Earth, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik hopped on a video chat with Jared Polin, who asked him all about what it's like taking pictures in space. The resulting interview is fascinating from the first question to the last.
Nov 13, 2017 at 21:39
NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station will get some new camera gear to play with this week. The first ten Nikon D5 DSLRs to go to space launched yesterday, and are due to arrive at the ISS on Tuesday.
Sep 15, 2017 at 21:08
Earlier today, NASA's Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn's atmosphere, ending a 20 year long mission. Here are 21 of our favorite photographs captured by this incredible machine and its makers.
Aug 25, 2017 at 18:46
NASA has a long-standing relationship with Nikon, and it's not going anywhere. The space agency just spent over $340K on 53 Nikon D5 cameras for the International Space Station and training purposes.
Aug 21, 2017 at 23:34
NASA photo editor Joel Kowsky didn't just capture the solar eclipse from his vantage point in Wyoming, he also managed to capture the ISS buzzing across what remained of the sun.
Aug 11, 2017 at 16:38
On July 17th, NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover pointed its Navcam up at the sky to capture a rare sight: wispy, cirrus-like clouds floating across the Martian horizon.
Jul 18, 2017 at 19:34
A NASA study has confirmed what your ears have been telling you: people HATE drone noise. In fact, it was ranked more annoying than that of "any ground vehicle."
Jul 14, 2017 at 17:17
NASA's Juno spacecraft recently captured the its closest photos yet of the so-called 'Great Red Spot': the planet's massive storm that's been raging for the past 350 years in the planet's southern hemisphere.
Jun 23, 2017 at 19:27
Noctilucent clouds, a crescent moon and Venus were visible in the pre-dawn sky over Budapest yesterday. Photographer György Soponyai captured NASA's astronomy picture of the day.
Jun 22, 2017 at 20:51
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this gorgeous aerial photo of the Martian landscape. And if you look really close, you can actually see the Mars Curiosity rover in the very middle.
Jun 12, 2017 at 22:44
NASA's appropriately-named Aqua satellite is orbiting the earth at an altitude of 438 miles. And of course there's a camera onboard.
Jun 7, 2017 at 20:41
F8 and be there indeed.
Jun 2, 2017 at 18:19
A Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter camera survived a strike by a tiny meteoroid traveling 'faster than a speeding bullet.'
videoJun 2, 2017 at 16:51
NASA's Juno probe has been sending back images of Jupiter, and mathematician Gerald Eichstaedt has turned them into a video, simulating a Jovian flyby.
May 29, 2017 at 16:00
NASA's Juno spacecraft is sending back its first images from Jovean orbit, and they're beautiful.
May 5, 2017 at 07:30
Flip flops optional.
videoMay 4, 2017 at 21:39
The Cassini spacecraft's Grand Finale is a gold mine for space and photo nerds, and now, NASA's stepped it up with a pretty slick animation.
May 3, 2017 at 17:02
How do you get the crew compartment of a spacecraft down to 880 pounds? By shaving away the other 11,120 pounds, of course.
Apr 22, 2017 at 09:00
NASA's Cassini spacecraft will soon meet its demise in Saturn's atmosphere, but one of its last photos of Earth is making for a heck of a swan song. Read more
videoMar 20, 2017 at 20:17
It took photographer and self-proclaimed space enthusiast Jan Fröjdman three months to produce a video turning NASA anaglyph images of Mars into a simulated flight over the planet. Read more
Get your pictures in front of a NASA photo editor by entering Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017
Feb 24, 2017 at 08:01
The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 competition is set to open next week, offering space photographers the chance to have their work judged by a picture editor from NASA as well as to win the top prize of £10,000. Read more
This 4K video tour of the International Space Station is probably as close as you'll get to being an astronaut
videoNov 1, 2016 at 08:00
NASA has released an 18-minute 4K video featuring a fly-through of the International Space Station. See video
Aug 8, 2016 at 18:42
NASA has successfully tested a camera that uses multiple frames of different exposures to create HDR video. The demo of a rocket test shows that the dynamic range provided is enough to capture plumes of exhaust fire and the surrounding area at the same time. Read more
Jun 16, 2016 at 18:03
A one-of-a-kind Birns and Sawyer Omnitar 1000mm f/4.5 lens commissioned by NASA in 1964 will soon be available to purchase. Read more
Jun 11, 2016 at 12:00
Earlier this year, NASA released a 360-degree image from the perspective of the Curiosity Mars Rover. We invite you to join us - on the surface of Mars!
Apr 14, 2016 at 19:36
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams posted a video detailing some of the equipment he uses to capture Earth from the ISS. So what kind of specialized gear does one use in space? Turns out the crew uses 'regular photography equipment' like the Nikon D4. Read more
Sep 30, 2015 at 12:00
In an interview for Adobe's blog, NASA has revealed some of the processes its scientists use to transform technical data into images that the rest of the world can appreciate and understand. From simple tasks, such as straightening and cropping, to compositing multiple layers of scientifically calculated color, the agency uses programs including Adobe Photoshop to interpret the sometimes quite abstract images sent back to Earth from devices such as the Hubble Space Telescope and the Mars rover. Read more
Aug 27, 2015 at 21:47
NASA has turned to a process devised in 1864 to help it measure shockwaves created by supersonic aircraft flight. The method, schlieren photography, was invented by German scientist August Toepler to observe the effect of objects moving through transparent media, such as water or air. Read more
Jul 21, 2015 at 12:00
Over the last week or so, images from the New Horizons mission have been arriving back at Earth as the probe begins the 16-month task of returning data from its July 14th Pluto flyby. Take a look at the imaging systems responsible for the impressive photos of the dwarf planet. Read more
Apr 28, 2015 at 20:57
If $180,000 seems a bit steep for the Canon 1200mm f/5.6L lens B&H is currently offering in its used department, then perhaps this $33,500 NASA 2540mm f/8 lens on eBay sounds a bit more reasonable. That's twice the focal length for a fifth of the price! Read more
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