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August 8, 2022

Moon Mosaic

This Moon-mosaic is comprised of 1,231 images taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter’s (LRO) Narrow-Angle Camera (NAC) in the summer…

August 5, 2022

Curiosity’s Dusty Selfie

Since August 2012, Curiosity has been exploring 3-mile-high Mt. Sharp in Gale Crater. The rover has climbed more than 2,000…

August 4, 2022

Ice Stars

Like distant galaxies amid clouds of interstellar dust, chunks of sea ice drift through graceful swirls of grease ice in…

August 3, 2022

Wildflowers in Bloom at Kennedy Space Center

With wildflowers surrounding the view, NASA’s Space Launch System Moon rocket – carried atop the crawler-transporter 2 – arrives at…

August 2, 2022

Webb Captures Stellar Gymnastics in The Cartwheel Galaxy

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August 1, 2022

NASA Pays Tribute to Nichelle Nichols

NASA celebrates the life of Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek actor, trailblazer, and role model, who symbolized to so many what…

July 29, 2022

Zeta Ophiuchi: A Star With a Complicated Past

Zeta Ophiuchi is a star with a complicated past, having likely been ejected from its birthplace by a powerful stellar…

July 28, 2022

Vortices Near Jupiter’s North Pole

As NASA’s Juno mission completed its 43rd close flyby of Jupiter on July 5, 2022, its JunoCam instrument captured this…

July 26, 2022

Preparing for the Next Generation of Flight

Before NASA’s quiet supersonic X-59 aircraft takes to the skies, plenty of testing happens to ensure a safe first flight.…

July 26, 2022

Heading into (Orbital) Sunrise

The crew doesn’t just snap pretty pictures; the research aboard the station benefits humanity in numerous ways. via NASA