NASA Category

May 7, 2021

Hubble Gazes at a Cluster Full of Cosmic Clues

This detailed image features Abell 3827, a galaxy cluster that offers a wealth of exciting possibilities for study. via NASA … Read more

May 6, 2021

Hey Ricky: It’s Teacher Appreciation Week!

Astronaut and teacher Ricky Arnold is shown on his first spacewalk as a crewmember on STS-119. via NASA

May 5, 2021

President Kennedy Awards Alan Shepard NASA’s Distinguished Service Medal

A U.S. Marine helicopter recovery team hoists astronaut Alan Shepard from his Mercury spacecraft after a successful flight and splashdown … Read more

May 4, 2021

Discovering Circumbinary Star Systems

When the the first Star Wars movie was released in 1977, it featured the now-iconic two-sun, “circumbinary” planet Tatooine. via … Read more

May 3, 2021

Alan Shepard Completes His Mission

On May 5, 1961, NASA astronaut Alan Shepard piloted his Freedom 7 Mercury capsule in a 15-minute suborbital flight, becoming … Read more

May 3, 2021

Perseverance Mars Rover Mission Guidance, Navigation, and Controls Operations Lead Swati Mohan

Swati Mohan is currently the Mars 2020 Guidance, Navigation, and Controls Operations Lead, at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. via NASA … Read more

April 30, 2021

Hubble Views a Dazzling Cosmic Necklace

The interaction of two doomed stars has created this spectacular ring adorned with bright clumps of gas ­– a diamond … Read more

April 29, 2021

Space Launch System Core Stage Arrives at the Kennedy Space Center

After its journey from NASA’s Stennis Space Center aboard the Pegasus barge, the core stage of the Space Launch System … Read more

April 28, 2021

Constant Gardening on the Space Station

Astronauts on the space station recently enjoyed a fresh supply of leafy greens, thanks in large part to the efforts … Read more

April 27, 2021

A View of SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour Approaching the Station

This image from April 24, 2021, shows the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour as it approached the International Space Station. via … Read more