Category: NASA Picture Of the Day

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Shane Kimbrough Helps Install Solar Array on Space Station

Shane Kimbrough Helps Install Solar Array on Space Station

NASA Expedition 65 astronaut Shane Kimbrough is pictured during the Friday, June 18, 2021, spacewalk. [...]
Galveston from Space

Galveston from Space

On Monday, June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Texas learned of their freedom. That day of liberation became known as Juneteenth. [...]
New Research Studies Turbulence

New Research Studies Turbulence

In a series of flights between June 1-6, 2021, Stratodynamics Inc. launched its HiDRON stratospheric glider from a high-altitude balloon to study turb [...]
A Purposeful Passenger Prepares for Mission Aboard Orion Spacecraft

A Purposeful Passenger Prepares for Mission Aboard Orion Spacecraft

When NASA’s Orion spacecraft launches around the Moon later this year, a suited manikin will be its passenger. [...]
Artemis I Space Launch System Core Stage Lift and Mate

Artemis I Space Launch System Core Stage Lift and Mate

Teams with NASA’s Exploration Ground Systems and contractor Jacobs lower the Space Launch System (SLS) core stage – the largest part of the rocket – o [...]
Flag Day 2021: Saluting the U.S. Flag

Flag Day 2021: Saluting the U.S. Flag

June 14 of each year is celebrated as Flag Day in the U.S. [...]
Earth’s Atmospheric Glow and Star Trails

Earth’s Atmospheric Glow and Star Trails

The beauty of our home planet is shown in this long exposure photograph, taken from the International Space Station. [...]
A Partial Solar Eclipse

A Partial Solar Eclipse

A partial solar eclipse is seen as the Sun rises behind the United States Capitol Building, Thursday, June 10, 2021, as seen from Arlington, Virginia. [...]
Galactic Goulash

Galactic Goulash

One definition for goulash, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is mixture of heterogeneous elements, jumble. This 2017 image of Arp 299 is j [...]
Earth Is a Water World

Earth Is a Water World

In this view from aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour, a pair of the International Space Station's main solar seemingly arrays drape across the Ea [...]
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