NASA Image of the Day

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

  • Neutron Stars Create Gold and Platinum in Their Wake
    on October 20, 2020 at 12:38 pm

    This illustration shows the hot, dense, expanding cloud of debris stripped from neutron stars just before they collided.

  • Orion’s Recently Installed Solar Array Wings
    on October 19, 2020 at 1:06 pm

    Two of Orion’s four recently installed solar array wings are exposed and surrounded by the panels that will protect it during launch and ascent.

  • Hubble Snaps a Special Stellar Nursery
    on October 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    This Hubble image shows a special class of star-forming nursery known as Free-floating Evaporating Gaseous Globules. Called frEGGs for short, these dark compact globules of dust and gas can give birth to low-mass stars.

  • Cliffs in Ancient Ice on Mars
    on October 15, 2020 at 12:26 pm

    Scientists have come to realize that, just below the surface, about one third of Mars is covered in ice.

  • NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Prepares for Launch to Space Station
    on October 14, 2020 at 12:27 pm

    NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is seen as she has her Russian Sokol suit pressure checked as she and fellow crewmates prepare for their Soyuz launch to the International Space Station.