NASA Image of the Day

NASA Image of the Day The latest NASA “Image of the Day” image.

  • Observing a Dark Nebula
    on December 8, 2021 at 1:52 pm

    This stunning image captures a small region on the edge of the inky Coalsack Nebula, or Caldwell 99.

  • Laser Communications Relay Demonstration Lifts Off!
    on December 7, 2021 at 2:01 pm

    NASA’s Laser Communications Relay Demonstration, or LCRD, launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021.

  • Eclipse Over Antarctica
    on December 6, 2021 at 2:30 pm

    This image of our home planet shows how Earth looked from more than 950,000 miles, or 1.5 million kilometers, away during the total solar eclipse visible in Antarctica on Dec. 4, 2021.

  • Become a Flight Director … And Perhaps a Legend
    on December 3, 2021 at 10:27 am

    Christopher Kraft, flight director during Project Mercury, works at his console inside the Flight Control area at Mercury Mission Control.

  • Photographing Mars
    on December 2, 2021 at 6:24 pm

    NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover used its black-and-white navigation cameras to capture panoramas of this scene at two times of day on Nov. 16, 2021.