February 13, 2019
The northeast Kenya region tends to be very arid, and this false-color image from the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite has been processed to highlight different types of rock, soil and sand in pinks, purples and yellows.
February 12, 2019
Earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
February 5, 2019
NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument captures a polar vortex moving from central Canada into the U.S. Midwest from January 20 through January 29.
January 29, 2019
This particularly dramatic picture was taken with the moon over Lake Maggiore, the second largest lake in Italy and the largest in southern Switzerland.
January 22, 2019
This ethereal image captures a beautiful scene at the Earth’s South Pole in Antarctica, where the dry, cold conditions allow for observations of a number of rare celestial phenomena that are seen far less often elsewhere.
January 15, 2019
This image from ESA’s Mars Express shows Korolev crater, an 82-kilometer-across feature found in the northern lowlands of Mars.
January 8, 2019
Fifty years ago on Dec. 21, 1968, Apollo 8 launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center at 7:51 a.m. EST.
December 17, 2018
The Washington National Cathedral is seen lit up with space imagery prior to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Spirit of Apollo event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8 on Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
December 11, 2018
International Space Station Commander Alexander Gerst viewed SpaceX’s Dragon cargo craft chasing the orbital laboratory on Dec. 8, 2018.
December 4, 2018
Three crew members are adjusting to life on the International Space Station after a successful launch and docking of their Russian Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft on Dec. 3, 2018.