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Hubble Shoots the Moon

This image from 1991 shows Earth's Moon, with its dark basaltic mare, clearly visible in great detail.

NASA Has Eyes on the Universe

Humanity has "eyes" that can detect all different types of light through telescopes around the globe and a fleet of observatories in space.

Cyclones of Color at Jupiter’s North Pole

Cyclones at the north pole of Jupiter appear as swirls of striking colors in this extreme false color rendering of an image from NASA’s Juno mission.

Ellen Ochoa Shakes Hands with First Humanoid Robot to Head to Station

Then-NASA Johnson Space Center deputy director Ellen Ochoa poses for a photo with Robonaut 2 (R2) during media day in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility on Aug. 4, 2010.

Moon Shadow Over Jupiter

Jupiter's volcanically active moon Io casts its shadow on the planet in this dramatic image from NASA's Juno spacecraft.

Franklin Chang-Diaz Performs a Spacewalk on the STS-111 Mission

In this mage from June 2002, astronaut Franklin R. Chang-Diaz works with a grapple fixture during a spacewalk to perform work on the International Space Station.

A New View of Jupiter's Storms

A unique and exciting detail of Hubble’s snapshot appears at mid-northern latitudes as a bright, white, stretched-out storm traveling around the planet at 350 miles per hour.

NASA Image Shows Fires, Hurricanes Across the U.S.

NASA's Aqua satellite captured this true-color image of the United States on Sep. 15, 2020, showing the fires in the West, the smoke from those fires drifting over the country, several hurricanes converging from different angles.

Frank Rubio: From Pilot to Doctor to Astronaut

Dr. Frank Rubio was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. He reported for duty in August 2017 and having completed the initial astronaut candidate training is now eligible for a mission assignment.

She's Back: Kate Rubins Set to Return to Space Station

During her first mission to space and to the International Space Station, Kate Rubins became the first person to sequence DNA in space.

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