Category: NASA Picture Of the Day

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Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters Sign Installation

Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters Sign Installation

On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters sign is installed ahead of the building naming ceremony. [...]
Mary W. Jackson: NASA’s First Female African American Engineer

Mary W. Jackson: NASA’s First Female African American Engineer

On Feb. 25, 2021, the NASA Headquarters Building in Washington D.C. was officially renamed after Mary W. Jackson, the agency's first African American [...]
Reflections from a Black Hole

Reflections from a Black Hole

This 2003 composite X-ray and optical image of galaxy NGC 1068 shows gas blowing away in a high-speed wind from the vicinity of a supermassive black h [...]
Traversing Mars’ Jezero Crater

Traversing Mars’ Jezero Crater

This image depicts a possible area through which the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover could traverse across Jezero Crater. [...]
Perseverance Snaps Its First Full-Color Image of Mars

Perseverance Snaps Its First Full-Color Image of Mars

This is the first high-resolution, color image to be sent back by the Hazard Cameras (Hazcams) on the underside of NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover afte [...]
Alvin Drew: Down to Earth

Alvin Drew: Down to Earth

On Feb. 28, 2011, NASA astronaut Alvin Drew participates in the STS-133 mission's first spacewalk as construction and maintenance continue on the Inte [...]
Showcasing the Rover at the Perseverance Engineering and Technology Overview

Showcasing the Rover at the Perseverance Engineering and Technology Overview

During the Mars Perseverance engineering and technology overview on Feb. 16, 2021, chief engineer Adam Steltzner displays a rover wheel. [...]
The Empire State Building Illuminated for Mars Perseverance

The Empire State Building Illuminated for Mars Perseverance

The Empire State Building is illuminated in red to celebrate this Thursday's scheduled landing on Mars of NASA's Perseverance rover, Tuesday, Feb. 16, [...]
Astrobiologist Kennda Lynch Uses Analogs on Earth to Find Life on Mars

Astrobiologist Kennda Lynch Uses Analogs on Earth to Find Life on Mars

If we find life on the Red Planet, we'll have astrobiologists like Dr. Kennda Lynch to thank. [...]
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