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Neptune Shows Off Its Rings in Near-Infrared Light
on September 29, 2022 at 3:37 pm
On Sept. 21, 2022, the James Webb Space Telescope delivered the clearest view of Neptune’s rings in more than 30 years.
Ellen Ochoa Suits Up
on September 28, 2022 at 3:52 pm
Astronaut Ellen Ochoa, STS-110 flight engineer, wears a launch and entry suit as part of water survival training in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in 2001.
DART Team Celebrates Successful Collision
on September 27, 2022 at 4:09 pm
In this image from Sept. 26, 2022, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) team, Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, and guests at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory cheer as they receive confirmation of DART’s collision with Dimorphos.
Golden DART’s Galactic Unboxing
on September 26, 2022 at 3:21 pm
Technicians prepare to move NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft from a shipping container onto a work stand inside the Astrotech Space Operations Facility at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California in this image from Oct. 4, 2021.
John W. Young’s Lunar Salute
on September 23, 2022 at 2:22 pm
Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, leaps from the lunar surface as he salutes the United States flag at the Descartes landing site during the first Apollo 16 spacewalk.