Category: NASA Picture Of the Day

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Peering Through a Window to the World

Peering Through a Window to the World

In this image from Jan. 9, 2022, NASA astronaut Kayla Barron peered out from a window inside the International Space Station's cupola. [...]
Remembering Trailblazing Pilot Charles McGee

Remembering Trailblazing Pilot Charles McGee

Retired U.S. Air Force Honorary Brigadier General Charles McGee, left, spoke with NASA astronaut Alvin Drew in 2020. [...]
Drilling Holes on the Red Planet

Drilling Holes on the Red Planet

This image shows the Highfield drill hole, on Vera Rubin Ridge in Gale crater on Mars, made by NASA’s Curiosity rover in its search for rock samples. [...]
Color Explosion; Beautiful Earth

Color Explosion; Beautiful Earth

This image, captured by the Landsat-8 satellite, shows the view over Western Australia on May 12, 2013. [...]
Baby Stars in the Orion Constellation

Baby Stars in the Orion Constellation

Scores of baby stars shrouded by dust are revealed in this infrared image of the star-forming region NGC 2174. [...]
Waiting to Unfold

Waiting to Unfold

This image shows the James Webb Space Telescope atop its launch vehicle, but before it was encapsulated in the rocket fairing. [...]
Hubble Spots Star-Hatching frEGGs!

Hubble Spots Star-Hatching frEGGs!

This image shows knots of cold, dense interstellar gas where new stars are forming. [...]
NASA’s X-59 Kicks Off 2022 in Texas for Ground Testing

NASA’s X-59 Kicks Off 2022 in Texas for Ground Testing

2021 saw significant milestones achieved in the assembly of NASA’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology aircraft (QueSST), and all eyes now look forward t [...]
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