Skip to content

NASA

Latest Stories

b9094edc64d52e1f7c0f6a706700077d.jpg

b9094edc64d52e1f7c0f6a706700077d.jpg

This July 13, 2015 image provided by NASA shows Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft. The United States is now the only nation to visit every single planet in the solar system. Pluto was No. 9 in the lineup when New Horizons departed Cape Canaveral, Fla, on Jan. 19, 2006 (NASA via AP)

PLUTO.jpg

PLUTO.jpg

This July 11, 2015, image provided by NASA shows Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft. On Tuesday, July 14, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will come closest to Pluto. New Horizons has traveled 3 billion miles over 9½ years to get to the historic point. (NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI via AP)

e61be32c13f2051f7c0f6a706700b8eb.jpg

e61be32c13f2051f7c0f6a706700b8eb.jpg

This July 11, 2015, image provided by NASA shows Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft. (Associated Press)

Pluto.jpg

Pluto.jpg

This July 11, 2015, image provided by NASA shows Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft. (Associated Press)

NASA drone.jpg

NASA drone.jpg

NASA used rapid prototyping to build its Greased Lightning (GL-10) drone, which has 10 engines and can fly like a helicopter or an plane. (Image: NASA)

f14d55a0e15f5411740f6a7067001fa1.jpg

f14d55a0e15f5411740f6a7067001fa1.jpg

In this April 25, 1990, photograph provided by NASA, most of the giant Hubble Space Telescope can be seen as it is suspended in space by Discovery's Remote Manipulator System (RMS) following the deployment of part of its solar panels and antennae. (NASA via AP)

ROVER.jpg

ROVER.jpg

(Image: NASA)

79e86f5a35ed980d710f6a7067000dc2.jpg

79e86f5a35ed980d710f6a7067000dc2.jpg

In this photo provided by NASA, astronaut Scott Kelly sits inside a Soyuz simulator at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC), Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in Star City, Russia. On Saturday, March 28, 2015, Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will travel to the International Space Station to begin a year-long mission living in orbit. (AP Photo/NASA, Bill Ingalls)

MarsOceanBig.jpg.452x0_q85.jpg

MarsOceanBig.jpg.452x0_q85.jpg

Life there, once upon a time? NASA scientists say a primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth's Arctic Ocean. (NASA/GSFC)

f9285e80514eed0a6f0f6a706700cd0e.jpg

f9285e80514eed0a6f0f6a706700cd0e.jpg

This Feb. 19, 2015, file image provided by NASA shows the dwarf planet Ceres, taken by the space agency's Dawn spacecraft from a distance of nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers). On Friday, March 6, 2015, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft arrives at the mysterious dwarf planet located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter after a nearly eight-year journey. (AP Photo/NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA, File)

425bc9dc07542b096f0f6a706700f637.jpg

425bc9dc07542b096f0f6a706700f637.jpg

In this image made from video provided by NASA, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti checks the helmet of astronaut Terry Virts inside the International Space Station on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Virts reported the water while he waited in the air lock for Wednesday's spacewalk to formally conclude. (AP Photo/NASA) ** FILE **

0d3f3a2607172a096f0f6a706700c8ae.jpg

0d3f3a2607172a096f0f6a706700c8ae.jpg

This image made from video provided by NASA shows part of the International Space Station with the Earth in the background on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/NASA)

unitedstates.a2015050.1620.1km.jpg

unitedstates.a2015050.1620.1km.jpg

The big snow storm from space: The NASA satellite Terra has snapped the picture of the Eastern U.S. from 200 miles up - and in the words of the space agency, it "looks like a deep freeze." (NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team)

2_152015_09-ffd---integratio8201.jpg

2_152015_09-ffd---integratio8201.jpg

NASA is looking for practical creativity, such as the design of this intricately stitched astronaut glove that offers a broad range of motion for space missions. (Final Frontier Design)

2_8_2015_b1-blac-shuttle-car8201.jpg

2_8_2015_b1-blac-shuttle-car8201.jpg

NASA Partnership with Nissan Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

US-POLITICS-STATE_OF_THE_UNION-OBAMA_RIX24_E94E599BCD7B4C51A02D9CF00A26815E.jpg

US-POLITICS-STATE_OF_THE_UNION-OBAMA_RIX24_E94E599BCD7B4C51A02D9CF00A26815E.jpg

NASA astronaut Scott Kelli acknowledges applause as US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 20, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

1_202015_planetalignment-whi8201.jpg

1_202015_planetalignment-whi8201.jpg

NASA and the Library of Congress plan a series of seminars examining the philosophical implications of astrobiology — or life in the universe. (NASA/James Cook University)

GeminidAurora_Hansen1_960.jpg

GeminidAurora_Hansen1_960.jpg

Nature's 'light show' is how NASA describes the Geminid meteor shower - a meteor flash is seen here with an aurora borealis shimmer in Norway. (NASA)

B4smdUBCcAApss1.jpg

B4smdUBCcAApss1.jpg

Image from NASA

10007037905_96e60006e0_z.jpg

10007037905_96e60006e0_z.jpg

An image from the Hubble Space Telescope (NASA)