NASA Image of the Day
The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.
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The night lights of Tokyo, Japan, are pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 261 miles above the island nation.
This image, taken by the Chandra X-Ray Observatory in 2012, shows an extraordinary outburst from a black hole.
In April 2019, ablack hole and its shadow were captured in an image for the first time.
When space shuttle Columbia took to the skies, a new era of spaceflight took wing.
Mary W. Jackson (second from left) seen in 1984 Student Symposium at Langley Research Center.
A sea of dark dunes, sculpted by the wind into long lines, surrounds Mars' northern polar cap and covers an area as big as Texas.
Today is World Health Day and we're funding studies to determine whether environmental factors influence the spread of the virus.
The Soyuz rocket is rolled out by train to the launch pad at Site 31, Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Northrop Grumman's Cygnus resupply ship, with its prominent cymbal-shaped UltraFlex solar arrays is pictured attached to the space station.
This image taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope revisits the Veil Nebula, which was featured in a previous Hubble image release.
This view of Earth’s horizon as the Sun sets over the Pacific Ocean was taken by the Expedition 7 crew onboard the International Space Station in 2003.
As a payload communications manager Penny J. Pettigrew spends most days in the Payload Operations Integration Center at Marshall Space Flight Center.
Set to launch next year, NASA’s Psyche spacecraft will explore a metal-rich asteroid of the same name in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
This artist's concept is of a Jupiter-mass planet orbiting the nearby star Epsilon Eridani.
Expedition 65 backup and prime crew members are seen during a press conference.
A field of sand dunes occupies this frosty 5-kilometer diameter crater in the high-latitudes of the northern plains of Mars.
This image, taken on March 5, 2021, shows NASA astronaut Kate Rubins during a spacewalk to install solar array modification kits on the station.
More than 11,000 years ago, a massive, supergiant star came to the end of its life.
NASA has investigated humanity's impact on a number of our home planet's natural resources and recently explored our impact on freshwater resources.
Spring doesn't just hapen on Earth. Spring also happens on some of our neighboring planets in the solar system.