Articles tagged "nasa"

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Hubble scientists revisit an incredible image of Veil Nebula, showing off new details

Scientists occasionally reprocess existing images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. In a new instance, Hubble scientists reprocessed a stunning image of the Veil Nebula. With new filters and post-processing methods, additional fine details of the nebula are visible.

Mars Curiosity rover sends 'selfie' from its ongoing tour of Mars

Perseverance isn't the only NASA rover on Mars. Curiosity, launched in 2011, continues to explore Mars and recently captured some cool shots, including a 71-shot panoramic selfie.

NASA Ingenuity helicopter prepares for the first powered, controlled flight on another planet

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has begun preparations ahead of its maiden flight, which will mark the first powered flight on another planet.

NASA's Juno spacecraft recently captured a stunning image of Jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016. A recent image captured by the spacecraft and processed by a citizen scientist gives us a beautiful look at the gas giant.

NASA shares Perseverance's first 360° view of Mars

After landing on Mars on February 18, Perseverance has been busy. In addition to its first images, Perseverance has captured a 360° view of Mars using its pair of onboard 20MP Navcams.

Update: NASA's ambitious Perseverance rover lands on Mars and sends back its first images

The Perseverance rover has successfully landed on Mars. The rover is in Jezero Crater, where it will spend its life exploring and analyzing the surface of Mars. The rover quickly sent back its first images.

Viewing auroras from space: The ISS had a great view of a recent geomagnetic storm

Auroras are a stunning natural phenomenon and one of the most spectacular sights of the night sky. A recent geomagnetic storm occurred, and the crew aboard the International Space Station had an awesome view.

NASA's HiRISE orbital camera captures enlightening close-up shots of Martian surface

Researchers at the University of Arizona have used NASA's HiRISE camera, which is onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, to capture high-resolution images of the Valles Marineris canyon on Mars. The new images shed light on how the canyon formed and help better our understanding of Mars.

NASA celebrates Hubble's 30th birthday with 30 new stunning images of space

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured many beautiful, important images over its first 30 years in orbit. To celebrate the milestone, NASA published 30 new images, all highlighting Caldwell objects, celestial objects amateur astronomers around the world can view for themselves.

Documenting humanity's journey into space: Over 2,400 iconic space images are up for auction

Christie's is currently hosting an auction of a massive photo collection. The collection, 'Voyage to Another World: The Victor Martin-Malburet Photograph Collection', includes 700 lots and more than 2,400 separate items.

NASA uses infrared imaging to discover water on sunlit surface of the Moon

Using infrared imaging, NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has made a significant discovery of water molecules on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery raises new questions and may provide critical support for future deep space exploration.

NASA shares photos captured by its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft during its 6-second stay on an asteroid

NASA creates amazing timelapse of the moment the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touches down on the Bennu Asteroid to collect rock samples - lifting off just six seconds later.

Video: The history of cameras in space and how iconic space photos were captured

Cameras have been in space since 1961 and have captured many iconic images over the past 60 years. Scott Manley has published an informative and fascinating new video discussing the history of cameras in space.

NASA translates Milky Way images into sound using sonification

This is the first time the public can experience parts of the Milky Way as sound, a project made possible using the space observations from multiple telescopes.

Hubble captures supernova 70M light-years away as it briefly outshines its host galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope has been capturing images of supernova SN2018gv since February 2018. It recently exploded in a brilliant display and Hubble captured the event.

This iOS 14 widget adds NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day to your homescreen

Developer Mark Hambly took matters into his own hands after realizing none of the current NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day photo apps offered a widget for showing the images on your homescreen.

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance mission to carry more cameras than any interplanetary mission in history

In total, there will be 25 cameras onboard, including 19 on the Perseverance rover, four on supporting elements and two more on the Ingenuity helicopter.

NASA and ESA Solar Orbiter spacecraft sends back closest ever images of the Sun

The joint mission packs multiple imagers and will spend the next two years moving increasingly closer to the star.

Video: Astronaut Doug Hurley on what it's like to photograph Earth from the International Space Station

A short video shared by the International Space Station Twitter account has astronaut Doug Hurley share what it's like to photograph Earth from low Earth orbit.

A decade of sun: NASA captured 425 million photos of the sun and made a time lapse

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) photographs the sun every 0.75 seconds. In its first decade in space, the SDO has captured more than 425 million images of the sun. NASA has compiled these images into an amazing time lapse, come check it out.

NASA Curiosity rover breaks its own record with new 1.8-billion-pixel Mars panorama

The space agency used a different lens to capture this new 650-million-pixel Mars panorama.

NASA is asking the public to use their smartphones to help track light pollution caused by satellites

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.

High-resolution telescope images show Sun's surface in 'unprecedented detail'

The National Science Foundation has shared the highest-resolution images and video ever captured of the Sun.

NASA astronaut Jessica Meir uses Nikon D5 to snap two space selfies

Joining her images of Earth from space are two new selfies from NASA astronaut Jessica Meir captured during a recent ISS spacewalk.

Sotheby's Space Photography auction includes NASA 'Red Number' prints

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.

NASA shares new portrait of Jupiter captured by Hubble Space Telescope

NASA has shared a new portrait of Jupiter with the world, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Photographer creates an exact replica of The Apollo 11 Hasselblad used by NASA

The replica is identical to the lunar version, down to the serial number plates, various labels and more.

Video: How scientists colorize pictures of space captured with the Hubble Telescope

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.

Hasselblad re-issues 1969 press release on moon landing cameras

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

Interview: Commander Terry Virts, space photographer

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.

NASA Curiosity rover captures 360 panorama from its Vera Rubin Ridge 'Rock Hall' drill site

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.

Feature: Diving with Ilford HP5 and a Nikonos 5 at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

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.

NASA's InSight lander shares its first photos from the surface of Mars

NASA's InSight lander has transmitted back the first photos it captured from the Martian surface using its 1-megapixel camera.

NASA shares high-resolution satellite images of California's Camp wildfire

NASA has shared satellite imagery of the wildfire that's been confirmed as the deadliest in California history.

NASA shares the first 8K footage from space, shot aboard the International Space Station

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.

NASA photographer Bill Ingalls' camera melted in fire caused by rocket launch

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.

Video: Astronaut forgets to insert SD card into GoPro before spacewalk

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.

NASA is working on an aerial 'Fluid Cam' that can see through ocean waves

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.

CP+ 2018: Nikon's space cameras

Nikon has a long history of making cameras for use in outer space. A small exhibition at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama showcases some of the company's most famous models.

Interview with an astronaut: What it's like shooting photos from space

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.

Ten Nikon D5 DSLRs will arrive at the International Space Station tomorrow

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.

21 spectacular photos from Saturn: A photographic ode to Cassini

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.

NASA just ordered 53 Nikon D5 DSLRs for the ISS and training purposes

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.

NASA captured photos and video of the ISS 'photobombing' today's solar eclipse

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.

NASA Curiosity Rover captures rare photographs of clouds on Mars

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.

NASA study finds drone noise is more annoying than 'any ground vehicle'

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."

NASA releases incredible close-ups of Jupiter's 'Great Red Spot'

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.

Photographer captures beautiful 'solstice conjunction' over Budapest

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.

NASA orbiter snaps aerial photo of lonesome Mars Curiosity rover

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.

Turning the Black Sea blue: NASA's image of the day shows phytoplankton bloom

NASA's appropriately-named Aqua satellite is orbiting the earth at an altitude of 438 miles. And of course there's a camera onboard.

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