The International Space Station as seen by the departing STS-134 crew aboard space shuttle Endeavour in May 2011.
100 colorful planetary nebulae, at apparent size relative to one another. Image processing and collection by Judy Schmidt.
‘Fu?nfla?nderblick Milchstrasse,’ the Milky Way over a dark country sky in Switzerland. Credit and copyright: Christian Kamber.
Comet C/2012 K1 PanSTARRS photographed on September 26, 2014. Two tails are seen – a dust tail points off to the left and the gas or ion tail to the right.
The GSI accelerator in Germany. Credit: A. Zschau, GSI It sounds like science fiction, but the time you experience between two events depends directly on the path you take through the universe.
A United Launch Alliance technician monitors the core booster elements of a Delta IV Heavy rocket after being integrated in preparation for Exploration Flight Test-1 at Space Launch Complex 37 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission captures the limb of Mars with the Mars Color Camera from an altitude of 8449 km soon after achieving orbit on Sept.
Illustration of the Rosetta Missions Philae lander on final approach to a comet surface. The date is now set for landing, November 12.
Five spacecraft are parked at the International Space Station including the Soyuz TMA-14M and Dragon which docked this week.
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Image of the dusty disk around the star HD 169142 obtained with the Very Large Array (VLA) at 7 mm wavelength.
A “ball” of material on Mars taken by the Curiosity rover on Sol 746. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS It seems too round to be true — the Curiosity rover has found a ball-shaped object among the craggy rocks in its picture.
Artist’s conception of India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). Credit ISRO India achieved a remarkable feat earlier this week — the nation became only one of a handful of countries to successfully send a probe to Mars.
While we’re huge advocates here for space exploration, there certainly is an inherent danger to leaving the Earth.
Image credit: NASA & ESA Only astronomers know for sure… Or do they? In this assembly of images taken with Hubble’s Advanced Camera for Surveys, scientists have utilized both visible and infrared light to survey a most unusual galaxy.
A view of rivers in Montana, USA, from the ISS. Credit: ESA/Luca Parmitano. A new model suggests that up to half of the water on Earth may be older than the Sun and the rest of the Solar System.
ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission captures its first image of Mars from a height of 7300 km. Credit: ISRO India’s “history creating” maiden interplanetary voyager, the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has captured her historic first image of the Red Planet.
The first Mars observations from NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft in three ultraviolet wavelength bands.
Artist’s conception of a Neptune-sized planet with a clear atmosphere, passing across the face of its star.
Einstein’s Equation Credit: via http://pixabay.com/en/albert-einstein-physics-relativity-219675/ Many people fail to realize just how much energy there is locked up in matter.