Category: NASA Picture Of the Day

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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. [...]
Bernard Harris: First African American Spacewalker

Bernard Harris: First African American Spacewalker

A physician, flight surgeon, and NASA astronaut, Bernard Harris became the first African American to perform a spacewalk in February 1995, . [...]
Crystal Clear: Observing Crystal Growth on the Space Station

Crystal Clear: Observing Crystal Growth on the Space Station

There are more than 100,000 proteins in the human body. Every structure is different, and each one of them holds important information related to our [...]
The Coalsack Nebula

The Coalsack Nebula

This stunning image captures a small region on the edge of the inky Coalsack Nebula, or Caldwell 99. [...]
Sunrise Over the Pacific

Sunrise Over the Pacific

This view of a sunrise breaking through the Earth's horizon was taken as the International Space Station orbited 271 miles above the Pacific Ocean off [...]
Jeanette Epps: Astronaut and Aerospace Engineer

Jeanette Epps: Astronaut and Aerospace Engineer

In this image from 2018, NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps trains in a U.S. spacesuit at the Johnson Space Center. [...]
Taken Under the ‘Wing’ of the Small Magellanic Cloud

Taken Under the ‘Wing’ of the Small Magellanic Cloud

The tip of the "wing" of the Small Magellanic Cloud galaxy is dazzling in this view from NASA's Great Observatories. [...]
Apollo 14 Arrives in Lunar Orbit on Feb. 4, 1971

Apollo 14 Arrives in Lunar Orbit on Feb. 4, 1971

Apollo 14 arrived n lunar orbit on Feb. 4, 1971 to prepare for the landing in and exploration of the Fra Mauro highlands. [...]
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