Photograph of a multi-layered lenticular cloud hovering near Mount Discovery
Close Me!

Wonders in the Antarctic Sky

05.12.2014

An IceBridge photo of a multi-layered lenticular cloud hovering near Mount Discovery, a volcano about 70 kilometers southwest of McMurdo Station on Antarctica’s Ross Island.

  • computer simulation still image of a pair of neutron stars colliding

    Neutron Stars Rip Each Other Apart to Form Black Hole

    05.13.2014

    This still image from a supercomputer simulation shows one of the most violent events in the universe: a pair of neutron stars colliding, merging and forming a black hole.

  • images of flare shown in several wavelenth bends

    SDO Shows Images of Significant Solar Flare

    02.25.2014

    These SDO images show the first moments of an X-class flare in different wavelengths of light -- seen as the bright spot that appears on the left limb of the sun.

  • View of Earth rising from LRO

    LRO View of Earth

    05.07.2014

    This image shows a colorized view of Earth from the moon-based perspective of NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

What's happening now

ICESat-2 Mission Penguin Naming Contest

The ICESat-2 Mission needs your help! Our penguin friend, who happens to be part of our mission logo, needs a name.

DiskDetective

Help comb our galaxy for stars with planet-forming disks! This is the first NASA led and funded crowdsourcing project whose main goal is to produce publishable scientific results.

Rain EnGAUGE

Celebrate the launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission by hosting a GPM Rain EnGAUGE Event – a family science night at your school, outdoor education center, library or museum.

LRO Educator Resource Kit

Resource book for educators and students.
                                                                                                                                                                                         
NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration