Category: NASA Picture Of the Day

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A Colorful Departure From the Station

A Colorful Departure From the Station

SpaceX Cargo Dragon resupply ship is pictured as it backs away from the International Space Station. [...]
Psyche Mission to an Asteroid: Electric Propulsion Comes of Age

Psyche Mission to an Asteroid: Electric Propulsion Comes of Age

When it comes time for NASA’s Psyche spacecraft to power itself through deep space, it’ll be more brain than brawn that does the work. [...]
Remembering the Gallaudet Eleven and Their Contributions to Spaceflight

Remembering the Gallaudet Eleven and Their Contributions to Spaceflight

Before NASA could send humans to space, the agency needed to better understand the effects of prolonged weightlessness on the human body. [...]
Pedro Cota: From Student Filmmaker to NASA Video Producer

Pedro Cota: From Student Filmmaker to NASA Video Producer

Pedro Cota is a video producer for NASA en español the agency's Science Mission Directorate. [...]
Cryogenic Testing of the Webb Telescope’s Primary Mirror Segment

Cryogenic Testing of the Webb Telescope’s Primary Mirror Segment

Project scientist Mark Clampin is reflected in the flight mirrors of the James Webb Space Telescope during testing at the Marshall Space Flight Center [...]
Liftoff of Landsat 9

Liftoff of Landsat 9

The engine on United Launch Alliance's Atlas 5 rocket fires to launch the Landsat 9 satellite on a mission to observe Earth on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. [...]
Landsat 9 Is Set for Liftoff

Landsat 9 Is Set for Liftoff

On Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, at 2:12 ET a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket with the Landsat 9 satellite is slated to lift off on a mission to [...]
Discovering Neptune

Discovering Neptune

On the night 175 years ago on Sept. 23-24, 1846, astronomers discovered Neptune, the eighth planet orbiting our Sun. [...]
Seeing the Earth’s Glow From Space

Seeing the Earth’s Glow From Space

The atmospheric glow blankets the Earth's horizon beneath the stars as the International Space Station orbited 261 miles above the Pacific. [...]
Lucy Is Going to Space!

Lucy Is Going to Space!

Lucy will be the first space mission to study the Trojan asteroids. [...]
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