Share The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) is offering researchers a chance to conduct experiments in the vacuum of Space. Small payloads of materials, observation and biological science experiments are sought. Credit: CASIS
Earth’s nearest dwarf galaxy, the Large Magellenic Cloud, is home to the nebula and its brilliant display of stellar activity.
About this Image The camera was pointing toward Enceladus at approximately 120,000 kilometers away, and the image was taken using the RED and CL2 filters. This image has not been validated or calibrated. Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
CHANTILLY, Va. — Cries of “I see it!” rang out through the crowd as a speck on the horizon got bigger and bigger, resolving into the odd shape of two attached aircraft approaching. Soon it was close enough to make out space shuttle Discovery riding piggyback aboard a jumbo jet.
The spiderlike shape of Moscow appears at the center of this nighttime image taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Reinvigorating space exploration in the United States will require not only boosting NASA’s budget but also getting the public to understand how pushing the boundaries of the space frontier benefits the country’s innovation, culture and economy, said renowned astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson.