Inside the Cupola, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, International Space Station Expedition 36 flight engineer, uses a lens on a digital still camera to photograph a target of opportunity on Earth some 250 miles below him.
A close-up of Astronaut John Grunsfeld shows the reflection of Astronaut Andrew Feustel, perched on the robotic arm and taking the photo. The pair teamed together on three of the five spacewalks during Servicing Mission 4 in May Space by Nasa®
NASA has proclaimed this image the MOST amazing high definition image of Earth ever. This ‘Blue Marble’ image of the Earth was taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA’s most recently launched Earth-observing satellite – Suomi NPP.
NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has unveiled a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way. The feature spans light-years and may be the remnant of an eruption from a supersized black hole at the center of our galaxy.
Hubble snaps NGC 5189 The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope celebrates the holiday season with a striking image of the planetary nebula NGC The intricate structure of the stellar eruption looks like a giant and brightly coloured ribbon in space.
The hemispheric view of Venus, as revealed by more than a decade of radar investigations culminating in the Magellan mission, is centered at 270 degrees east longitude. Colors represent different elevations.
Night Images of Earth. This image of the continental United States at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October Credit: NASA Earth Observatory/NOAA NGDC.