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Sang Choi has worked for NASA for nearly 40 years. Since beginning work at the Langley Research Center in October 1980, Choi has received 71 awards from the agency.
Dark matter, although invisible, makes up most of the universe’s mass and creates its underlying structure.
The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with NASA's Mars Perseverance rover, currently scheduled to launch in July 2020.
On April 25, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was deployed from the cargo bay of space shuttle Discovery.
On Friday, April 24, 2020, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine visited the White House to brief President Trump on NASA's fight to alleviate COVID-19.
The Susquehanna River cuts through the folds of the Valley-and-Ridge province of the Appalachian Mountains in this photograph taken by the crew of the International Space Station.
On the northwestern coast of Madagascar, the salty waters of the Mozambique Channel penetrate inland to join with the freshwater outflow of the Betsiboka River, forming Bombetoka Bay.
This image is one of several global images of the Earth at night released in 2017.
Life Detection Systems branch chief Vance Oyama operates a specially designed soil distribution system, used for dispersing the lunar soil in equal amounts to thousands of petri dishes.
This image shows a small portion of the Gulf Stream off of South Carolina as it appeared in infrared data collected by the Landsat 8 satellite in April 2013.
Fifty years ago, on April 22, 1970, people around the world marked the first Earth Day.
NASA astronaut Jessica Meir gives a thumbs up after she, Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan landed in their Soyuz MS-15.
This artist's illustration shows what Kepler-1649c could look like from its surface.
This image shows sample site Nightingale Crater, OSIRIS-REx’s primary sample collection site on asteroid Bennu.
Equipped with visionary science instruments, the Mars Perseverance rover underwent an "eye" exam after several cameras were installed.
A galaxy having so many distinct rings is rare, making NGC 2273 unusual. Galaxy NGC 2273 hosts an inner ring and two outer “pseudorings." Rings are created when a galaxy's spiral arms appear to loop around and nearly close upon one another.
Apollo 13 launched on April 11, 1970, on a journey to become the third crew to land on the Moon. The crew never made it.
The Soyuz MS-16 lifts off from Site 31 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday, April 9, 2020.
The X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology, or QueSST, wing assembly is lifted by a crane and moved to another area of the manufacturing floor in preparation for wing skin installation.
Aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir conducts cardiac research inside the Life Sciences Glovebox.