Category: NASA Picture Of the Day

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Studying Urban Air Traffic

Studying Urban Air Traffic

Flight Research Inc.’s Bell OH-58C Kiowa helicopter hovers over a helipad after completing an urban air mobility approach at NASA’s Armstrong Flight R [...]
Hubble Spots a Cosmic Cloud’s Silver Lining

Hubble Spots a Cosmic Cloud’s Silver Lining

This image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope showcases the emission nebula NGC 2313. [...]
A View of NASA’s X-59 Engine Inlet

A View of NASA’s X-59 Engine Inlet

NASA’s X-59 requires the use of creative and strategic supersonic technologies to control and soften the jarring sound as the aircraft flies faster th [...]
Systems Engineer Allen Chen

Systems Engineer Allen Chen

Perseverance entry, descent, and landing lead Allen Chen, gives remarks during a NASA Perseverance rover mission landing update. [...]
OSIRIS-REx Bids Farewell to Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx Bids Farewell to Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx bids farewell to Asteroid Bennu and begins its long journey home. [...]
Looking at Stars in the Early Universe

Looking at Stars in the Early Universe

This June 2020 image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the galaxy cluster MACS J0416. [...]
Hubble Gazes at a Cluster Full of Cosmic Clues

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. [...]
Hey Ricky: It’s Teacher Appreciation Week!

Hey Ricky: It’s Teacher Appreciation Week!

Before he joined the Astronaut Corps, Arnold was a teacher in classrooms all over the world, from Malaysia to Romania. Arnold also served aboard the I [...]
President Kennedy Awards Alan Shepard NASA’s Distinguished Service Medal

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 in the Atlan [...]
Alan Shepard Completes His Mission

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 America's first astronaut [...]
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