Satellite Captures Active Fires in the Western U.S.
Our Aqua satellite captured this composite visible and infrared image on Sep. 29, 2020, which shows that fires and smoke continue to dominate the landscape of the western U.S. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
This stunning image by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope features the spiral galaxy NGC 5643 in the constellation of Lupus (the Wolf). NGC 5643 is about 60 million light-years away from Earth. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
An Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with the company’s Cygnus spacecraft aboard, launches at 9:16 p.m. EDT, Friday, October 2, 2020, from t NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
The tip of the Canadarm2 robotic arm, also formally known as the Latching End Effector, is pictured as the International Space Station soared over the South Pacific Ocean . (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Prepares for Launch to Space Station
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is seen as she has her Russian Sokol suit pressure checked as she and fellow crewmates prepare for their Soyuz launch to the International Space Station. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
This Hubble image shows a special class of star-forming nursery known as Free-floating Evaporating Gaseous Globules. Called frEGGs for short, these dark compact globules of dust and gas can give birth to low-mass stars. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)