NASA Image of the Day

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

  • Hubble Sees Near and Far
    on August 7, 2020 at 11:45 am

    The barred spiral galaxy known as NGC 4907 shows its starry face from 270 million light-years away to anyone who can see it from the Northern Hemisphere. Appearing in this Hubble image to shine brightly below the galaxy is a star that is actually within our own Milky Way galaxy.

  • A Starry Sky Above the Earth’s Atmospheric Glow
    on August 6, 2020 at 1:05 pm

    This long-exposure photograph captures a starry sky above the Earth’s atmospheric glow.

  • Curiosity Celebrates 8 Years on the Red Planet
    on August 5, 2020 at 10:25 am

    NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover touched down eight years ago, on Aug. 5, 2012, and will soon be joined by a second rover, Perseverance.

  • Outbursts from a Double Star System
    on August 4, 2020 at 10:46 am

    For decades, astronomers have known about irregular outbursts from the double star system V745 Sco, which is located about 25,000 light years from Earth.

  • SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour Lifted Aboard Recovery Ship
    on August 3, 2020 at 1:21 pm

    Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft as it is lifted onto the SpaceX GO Navigator recovery ship shortly after landing.