Comet Lovejoy by Cdr Dan Burbank @astrocoastie, on launch day. One of the first who spotted it.
Komeet Lovejoy, gefotografeerd door Dan Burbank @astrocoastie Credit: NASA
The Most Stunning Photos of Mars the World Has Ever Seen — myscienceacademy.org
NASA has released a new panorama from its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, showing the terrain where the robot spent the four-month Martian winter. The full-circle scene combines 817 images shot by the panoramic camera (Pancam). You can download the complete image and learn more about the expedition on NASA’s website. The Full Panorama Click here for …
20 Epic Space Photos From Astronaut Chris Hadfield
High above Earth on the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has the best view in the galaxy. And he has photos to prove it.
Are Those Spidery Black Things On Mars Dangerous? (Maybe)
From Earth, lifeless Mars can seem like a serene and boring planet. However, scientists noticed some little black dots in a satellite image of the Martian sand that may hint at an exciting, explosive geography.
Successful Launch of Orion Heralds First Step on Journey to Mars
NASA marked a critical step on the journey to Mars with its Orion spacecraft during a roaring liftoff aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket.
Europa's Stunning Surface
The puzzling, fascinating surface of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa looms large in this newly-reprocessed color view, made from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the late 1990s.
ROLIS descent image
The image shows comet 67P/CG acquired by the ROLIS instrument on the Philae lander during descent on Nov 12, 2014 14:38:41 UT from a distance of approximately 3 km from the surface. The landing site is imaged with a resolution of about 3m per pixel.The ROLIS instrument is a down-looking i…
A cosmic hurricane
The giant planet Saturn is mostly a gigantic ball of rotating gas, completely unlike our solid home planet. But Earth and Saturn do have something in common: weather, although the gas giant is home to some of the most bizarre weather in our Solar System, such as the swirling storm shown i…