image of the full moon
Close Me!

A Unique View Of The Moon

07.17.2013

The Sun overhead, across the whole Moon! Of course this is not possible in real life, but 36 nearly complete Wide Angle Camera mosaics make this view possible.

  • Photo from orbit of patterned wind-blown sediment on Mars

    Two Generations of Windblown Sediments on Mars

    09.25.2013

    This colorful scene is situated in the Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars, perched high on the Tharsis rise in the upper reaches of the Valles Marineris canyon system.

  • image of Hayn Crater from LRO

    Hayn Crater

    02.18.2014

    The floor of Hayn crater contains spectacular remnants of the impact event: impact melt, slump blocks, and complex debris. In some areas, rocks have cracked and eroded into fields of boulders.

  • mosaic of lunar north pole

    First Interactive Mosaic of Lunar North Pole

    03.18.2014

    An interactive mosaic from LRO covers the north pole of the moon from 60 to 90 degrees latitude at a resolution of 2 meters per pixel. Close-ups of Thales crater (right side) zoom in to reveal detail.

What's happening now

  • 23 May 2014 Operation IceBridge Find out what Operation IceBridge - an airborne mission for Earth's polar ice - is doing... on their blog. Now 'til May 23.

Moonbase Alpha

Step into the role of an explorer in a futuristic lunar settlement... Your mission is to restore critical systems after a meteor strike cripples life support equipment.

New Horizons Educators Guide

A variety of animations, simulations, movies, and activities related to the New Horizons mission, Pluto, and comparing Pluto to other planets in the Solar System

Visualization Explorer

This is the NASA Visualization Explorer—the coolest way to get stories about NASA's exploration of the Earth, sun, moon, planets and universe delivered right to your iPad.

Goddard Internship Video

Goddard Senior Intern Grace Montalvo produced this video about internships at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., during her time at the center in summer 2012.
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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