Category: NASA Picture Of the Day

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The Little (Mars) Helicopter That Could

The Little (Mars) Helicopter That Could

Ingenuity, the helicopter that arrived on the Red Planet on the Mars Perseverance rover, has made nine flights on Mars. [...]
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner Secured Atop an Atlas V Rocket

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner Secured Atop an Atlas V Rocket

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is secured atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at the Vertical Integration Facility at Space Launch Com [...]
240,000 Miles to the Moon

240,000 Miles to the Moon

On July 20, 1969, Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another celestial body. [...]
A Peek Inside the Orion Nebula

A Peek Inside the Orion Nebula

This dramatic image from January 2006 offers a peek inside a cavern of roiling dust and gas where thousands of stars are forming. [...]
A View of the Rings of Saturn

A View of the Rings of Saturn

This artist's illustration shows the Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn. [...]
Celebrating 5 Years at Jupiter

Celebrating 5 Years at Jupiter

On July 4, 2016, our Juno spacecraft arrived at Jupiter on a mission to peer through the gas giant planet’s dense clouds [...]
Honoring the Space Shuttle Closeout Crew Lead

Honoring the Space Shuttle Closeout Crew Lead

This uniform in the center of this image belonged to one of the unsung heroes of the Space Shuttle Program – Travis Thompson, former Closeout Crew Lea [...]
SpaceX Cargo Dragon Departs the Space Station

SpaceX Cargo Dragon Departs the Space Station

The SpaceX Cargo Dragon resupply ship departs the International Space Station after it undocked from the Harmony module. [...]
Hubble Glimpses a Galactic Duo

Hubble Glimpses a Galactic Duo

Two enormous galaxies capture your attention in this spectacular image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope using the Wide Field Camera 3 (W [...]
This Week in NASA History: Final Launch of Shuttle Program – July 8, 2011

This Week in NASA History: Final Launch of Shuttle Program – July 8, 2011

This week in 2011, space shuttle Atlantis, mission STS-135, launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Station. [...]
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