During its 26th flight on Mars, NASA's Ingenuity helicopter photographed the landing area and debris from the Perseverance rover's successful landing on Mars. The detailed aerial photos will help engineers with future missions to Mars.
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Apr 22, 2022 at 13:56
NASA's Perseverance rover recorded the most zoomed-in footage of a solar eclipse seen from the Martian surface.
Mar 31, 2022 at 14:06
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of Earendel, a star that existed within the first billion years following the big bang. Its light has taken 12.9 billion light-years to reach Hubble. Earendel is the most distant star ever observed.
Mar 23, 2022 at 15:28
The Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016. In that time, the spacecraft has performed many close fly-bys of the planet and captured many amazing photos. A recent image shows Jupiter's southern hemisphere and two of its moons, Io and Europa.
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope reaches another alignment milestone, and its optics are working correctly
Mar 17, 2022 at 18:46
After completing another critical stage of mirror alignment, NASA can confidently say that its $10B James Webb Space Telescope will be able to meet, or even exceed, its expectations and perform the planned scientific operations.
Feb 15, 2022 at 17:15
NASA's Parker Solar Probe has captured its first images of Venus' surface in visible light. The images show distinctive areas on the planetary surface, including continental regions, plains and plateaus.
Feb 11, 2022 at 20:30
NASA has published an initial alignment mosaic from the James Webb Space Telescope. The image will serve as the foundation for the team to adjust each primary mirror segment.
Jan 26, 2022 at 17:52
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has been decades in the making. The ambitious telescope launched from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 rocket on Christmas morning, and about a month later, it has entered its final orbital position 1.5 million kilometers from Earth.
Dec 18, 2021 at 15:31
Dr. James Hainline is one of the scientists working on the James Webb Space Telescope. He has made a new video that is as entertaining as it is informative and teaches us all we need to know before the telescope launches into space next week.
Dec 16, 2021 at 17:17
As NASA puts it, 'For the first time in history, a spacecraft has touched the Sun.' The Parker Solar Probe recently flew through the Sun's upper atmosphere, the corona, and sampled particles and magnetic fields.
Dec 8, 2021 at 14:52
After more than a month in a safe mode configuration, the Hubble Space Telescope and its four onboard scientific instruments are up and running and fully operational again.
Nov 30, 2021 at 15:58
This year, we've shared a lot of photos and videos from French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. He was very busy during nearly 200 days aboard the International Space Station. He's since returned to Earth and Pesquet has a lot of awesome visual content to share.
videoNov 16, 2021 at 21:57
Filmmaker Seán Doran rescaled and remastered nearly 80,000 images captured by NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory to create an incredible 4K timelapse of one month of the Sun's activity.
Nov 11, 2021 at 14:51
NASA has published the first images from Landsat 9, a new space-based satellite designed to observe Earth in incredible detail. The Landsat 9 mission is a joint operation between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Nov 8, 2021 at 21:14
The Hubble Space Telescope is in safe mode as engineers work to investigate what's wrong with the telescope's onboard instruments. This is the second time the venerable telescope has faced extended downtime after being offline for a month earlier this year.
Nov 1, 2021 at 14:42
Juno has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016. In the last five years, we have learned a lot about the gas giant. Recent observations offer the first three-dimensional look at Jupiter's atmosphere and shed light on the depth of the planet's iconic cycles and bands.
Oct 5, 2021 at 17:53
Last week, we saw photos from the SpaceX Inspiration 4 mission captured by a Nikon DSLR. Now we have a photo and video as shot by an iPhone 12. While not as capable as a high-end interchangeable lens camera, the photo and video quality are impressive.
Video: Curiosity rover captures 360-degree panorama of Mount Sharp on Mars, showing changing landscape
Aug 24, 2021 at 16:34
NASA's Curiosity rover is in its ninth year on Mars, and the rover continues to do important scientific work. The rover recently captured a 360-degree panorama of the Mount Sharp area, showing a fascinating landscape and discovering more about the red planet's history.
Aug 5, 2021 at 16:46
Following an extended offline period, Hubble is back with a fantastic new shot of a 'peculiar' galaxy system, Arp 195. Hubble's new image shows a 'gravitational tug-of-war' among three galaxies nearly 750 million light-years from Earth.
Jul 30, 2021 at 19:47
This week marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 15 mission. The 9th crewed Apollo mission was the fourth to land on the Moon and the first to use a lunar roving vehicle (LRV), affectionately known as a 'moon buggy.' Join us as we look back at the historic Apollo 15 mission and the first lunar rover.
Jul 26, 2021 at 14:57
Hobbyist astronomer Kai Ly was recently scanning photos taken of Jupiter, in 2003, when he discovered a new moon in the planet's orbit.
Jul 23, 2021 at 19:41
Neil Armstrong captured an iconic image during the Apollo 11 moon landing of Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface. A Reddit user, Michael Ranger, 'unwrapped' the reflection to show us what Aldrin saw through his visor during that historic photograph.
Jul 22, 2021 at 20:22
A glitch in Hubble's payload computer took the venerable observatory offline for over a month. Fortunately, a dedicated team of current Hubble engineers and alumni could ascertain the issue and switch a power control unit over to a backup unit.
Jul 7, 2021 at 19:12
The series of timelapse videos show ESA and NASA astronauts installing an ISS Roll-Out Solar Array (IROSA).
Jun 28, 2021 at 21:17
In April, NASA shared a selfie of its Perseverance rover with the Ingenuity helicopter. What may have seemed like a simple selfie was a massive feat of engineering and image processing.
Jun 9, 2021 at 18:31
NASA's Juno spacecraft is hard at work analyzing Jupiter and its moons. Using two of its onboard imagers, Ganymede captured a couple of images during its flyby, revealing spectacular detail of the lunar surface.
Jun 3, 2021 at 20:16
Curiosity captured a colorful spectacle earlier this year on Mars. The rover, which has been exploring Mars since 2012, photographed numerous types of clouds on Mars, which is a rare phenomenon on the planet due to its dry, thin atmosphere.
Apr 5, 2021 at 20:13
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.
Mar 31, 2021 at 20:44
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.
Mar 25, 2021 at 16:48
The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has begun preparations ahead of its maiden flight, which will mark the first powered flight on another planet.
Feb 24, 2021 at 17:50
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.
Feb 23, 2021 at 18:51
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.
Feb 19, 2021 at 15:37
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.
Jan 27, 2021 at 22:00
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.
Jan 9, 2021 at 21:09
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.
Dec 21, 2020 at 14:22
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.
Nov 12, 2020 at 21:15
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.
Oct 26, 2020 at 19:18
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.
Oct 22, 2020 at 20:01
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.
videoOct 9, 2020 at 20:49
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.
videoOct 8, 2020 at 18:44
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.
Oct 5, 2020 at 20:10
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.
Oct 4, 2020 at 15:46
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
Jul 29, 2020 at 20:12
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.
Jul 17, 2020 at 18:48
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
videoJul 12, 2020 at 18:14
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.
Jun 30, 2020 at 15:19
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.
Mar 9, 2020 at 18:11
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
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.
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