Light Echoes Used to Study Protoplanetary Disks : This illustration shows a star surrounded by a protoplanetary disk. A new study uses data from NASAs Spitzer Space Telescope and four ground-based telescopes to determine the distance from a star to...
The Andover Skull In the 1950's, Mr F and Mrs B Morris, moved to Andover, Massachusetts USA. They were disappointed to discover the house they had purchased had not been fully emptied and that the attic remained stacked with books, broken furniture and other such possessions. A year or so after moving in Mrs Morris found a heavy wooden box which had been nailed shut. That evening her husband opened the box and together they discovered a large and disturbing skull.
Good Morning From the International Space Station Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA shared this sunrise panorama taken from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station writing "Morning over the Atlanticthis one will hang on my wall."
Space Station View of Auroras Expedition 50 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency (ESA) photographed brightly glowing auroras from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station on March 27 2017. Pesquet wrote "The view at night recently has been simply magnificent: few clouds intense auroras. I cant look away from the windows."
An Air Force Test Pilot School T-38C passes in front of the sun at a supersonic speed, creating shockwaves that are caught photographically for research. NASA is using a modern version of schlieren imagery to visualize supersonic flow phenomena with full-scale aircraft in flight. The results will help engineers design a quiet supersonic transport.
Liftoff of SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon From Launch Complex 39A
Liftoff of SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon From Launch Complex 39A A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is the company's 10th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station. Liftoff was at 9:39 a.m. EST from the historic launch site now operated by SpaceX under a property agreement with NASA.