Dione appears cut in two by Saturn’s razor-thin rings, seen nearly edge-on in a view from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. This scene was captured from just 0.02 degrees above the ringplane. The bright streaks of Dione’s..
This image shows the elliptical galaxy NGC 4889 in front of hundreds of background galaxies, and deeply embedded within the Coma galaxy cluster. Well-hidden from human eyes, there is a gigantic supermassive black hole at..
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released a new 360 degrees video of Mars allowing viewers to drag and drop on the clip to explore the surface of the Red Planet. Made from multiple images stitched together, it includes a..
The GL-10 or Greased Lightning is a 28kg, battery-powered drone prototype that can switch between helicopter and airplane modes, giving the aircraft the maneuverability and vertical take-off capabilities of a chopper, as well as the speed and endurance..
Take a flight over dwarf planet Ceres in this video made with images from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft. The simulated flyover was made by the mission’s camera team at Germany’s national aeronautics and space research center..
The International Space Station (ISS) now has a bright pop of orange, thanks to astronaut Scott Kelly’s green thumb. Kelly showed off his gardening results — a thriving zinnia with a beautiful orange-yellow bloom —..
This processed image is the highest-resolution color look yet at the haze layers in Pluto’s atmosphere. Shown in approximate true color, the picture is constructed from a mosaic of four panchromatic images from the Long..
This image from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft shows Kupalo Crater, one of the youngest craters on Ceres. The crater has bright material exposed on its rim and walls, which could be salts. Its flat floor likely..
What happens to your body in space? NASA’s Human Research Program has been unfolding answers for over a decade. Space is a dangerous, unfriendly place. Isolated from family and friends, exposed to radiation that could..
This 26-photo mosaic image by photographer Daniel Machacek is the highest resolution photo of Pluto yet, and it’s absolutely stunning! Recently Nasa has released a number of new close-up photos captured by its New Horizons spacecraft during its..