A SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket launches into space cfrom Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on April 18, 2014 to delivery an unmanned Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station, the company's third resupply flight for NASA
Enceladus, Saturn's Moon spews at least four four distinct plumes of water vapor and ice from its south polar region. Image by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. via msnbc #Enceladus #Saturn #Cassini #NASA msnbc
Curiosity Close-Ups: The Rover’s Detailed Photoshoot of Itself
This image shows the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on NASA's Curiosity rover, with the Martian landscape in the background. The image was taken by Curiosity's Mast Camera on the 32nd Martian day, or sol, of operations on the surface (Sept. 7, 2012, PDT or Sept. 8, 2012, UTC).
Mothership Macon Docked in Hanger One, Moffett Field, CA: In the 1930's, the Navy's fleet included flying aircraft carriers which allowed aircraft to be launched and recovered in midair. Hanger One was one of the country's largest unsupported structure in the country, so big that fog formed inside of it. In recent years, the outer skin, found to be toxic, has been stripped, leaving the eerie metal skeleton. by NASA-Ames, militarytimes.com #Hangar_One #Blimp #NASA_Ames #militarytimes
On May 19, 2005, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured this stunning view as the Sun sank below the rim of Gusev crater on Mars. This Panoramic Camera mosaic was taken around 6:07 in the evening of the rover's 489th Martian day, or sol.
Stunning Images of the Curiosity Rover’s Martian Playground
Gale Carter, Mars - Curiosity Rover's New Home: The dark patches at the top of this frame show the southeastern edge of Mt. Sharp; the floor of Gale Crater occupies the remainder of the image. Small hills dotted with rocks and debris populate Mt. Sharp’s margin, implying that the constituent rock is easily eroded by wind scouring the hillside. by Jeffrey Marlow, wired.com. Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona. #Mars #Gale_Crater #NASA #Jeffrey_Marlow #wired
Peering into the Heart of the Crab Nebula. In 1054 c.e., Chinese Astronomers were startled by the appearance of a new star--it was so bright it could be seen during daylight hours for several weeks. Today the Crab Nebula is what's left of the Supernova explosion that they saw. Credit: NASA and Hubble Heritage Team.