Airborne Astronomy - Bright stars of Sagittarius and the center of our Milky Way Galaxy lie just off the wing of a Boeing 747 in this astronomical travel photo. The stratospheric scene was captured during a flight from New York to London.
The International Space Station (ISS) is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. Astronauts Robert L. Curbeam (USA) and Christer Fuglesang (Sweden) work to attach a new truss segment to the ISS and begin to upgrade the power grid.
Three thousand light-years away, a dying star throws off shells of glowing gas. This image from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals the Cat's Eye Nebula to be one of the most complex planetary nebulae known.
These six narrow-angle color images were made from the first ever "portrait" of the solar system taken by Voyager which was more than 4 billion miles from Earth and about 32 degrees above the ecliptic.
Ribbons and Pearls of Spiral Galaxy NGC 1398 - Explanation: Why do some spiral galaxies have a ring around the center? Spiral galaxy NGC 1398 not only has a ring of pearly stars gas and dust around its center but a bar of stars and gas across its center and spiral arms that appear like ribbons farther out. - http://ift.tt/2G3GXiy - ifttt nasa - January 22 2018 at 07:28PM
Anniversary of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Mars Pathfinder was launched on Dec. 1996 at am EST on a Delta II rocket. After an uneventful journey, the spacecraft safely landed on the surface of Mars on July