February 1, 2017
A panorama photograph taken by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station shows nearly the full length of Lake Powell, the reservoir on the Colorado River in southern Utah and northern Arizona.
December 7, 2015
Washington DC, Dec. 6, 2015—On December 6, 2015, at 4:44 pm EST, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket launched an Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the NASA Commercial Resupply Services contract. This is the fourth operational flight of the Cygnus to the ISS, and
August 11, 2015
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, currently on a year-long mission on the International Space Station, took this photograph of a sunrise and posted it to social media on Aug. 10, 2015.
January 27, 2015
Robotic arms installed the Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) laser instrument aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Jan. 22, 2015. The instrument will measure clouds and the location and distribution of pollution, mineral dust, smoke and other particles in the atmosphere.
November 24, 2014
The Florida peninsula is easily recognizable from space, even at night, in this image taken from the International Space Station in October 2014.
October 21, 2014
PARIS, Oct. 21, 2014—Geoflow, the geophysical experimental system built by Airbus Defence and Space on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA), is once again being used on board the International Space Station (ISS). In the coming weeks, the laboratory’s scientific instruments and the operational readiness of the system’s ground segment will first be checked before
September 25, 2014
A new Earth observation instrument was among the cargo of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft launched to the International Space Station (ISS) Sept. 20, 2014.