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Hubble Peers into a Glistening Star Cluster


The densely packed globular cluster NGC 6325 glistens in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
SpaceX Dragon Crew Ship Approaches the International Space Station


The SpaceX Dragon crew spacecraft, named Freedom, is seen as it approaches the International Space Station with four Axiom Mission 2 private astronauts aboard on Monday, May 22, 2023. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
Strategic Partnerships Manager Anita Dey


"If I can advocate for all the groups that need equity, I'm glad to do it." – Anita Dey, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Outreach and Engagement, NASA Headquarters (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
TROPICS Prepped to Track Storms


A Rocket Lab Electron rocket stands on Pad B, Launch Complex 1, in Māhia, New Zealand, just ahead of a successful launch on Friday, May 26, with NASA’s Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS) CubeSats payload. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
Computer Programmer and Mathematician Josephine Jue


Hired by NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston in 1963, Josephine Jue was a Chinese-American computer programmer and mathematician who worked for the agency for more than 30 years. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón Unveils Poem for Europa Clipper


U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón reads her poem for the Europa Clipper mission during an event with NASA, Thursday, June 1, 2023, at the Library of Congress in Washington. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
NASA TV Executive Producer Rebecca Sirmons


"'NASA for all.' That's something that I think is really important because we are the universe, right? We are made of star stuff, and I think now more than ever, we all need to remember that we're part of a greater purpose." – Rebecca Sirmons, NASA TV Executive Producer, NASA Headquarters (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
Crew-5 Visits NASA Headquarters


On June 5, 2023, Crew-5 astronauts Josh Cassada (left) and Nicole A. Mann (second from left) of NASA, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata (right) visited NASA Associate Administrator Bob Cabana (second from right) at NASA Headquarters in Washington. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
A Cloudy Approach


The last rays of an orbital sunset illuminate the cloud tops above the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan, providing a dramatic background for the SpaceX CRS-28 Dragon cargo craft as it approached the International Space Station for docking on June 6, 2023. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)