Star Wanders Too Close to a Black Hole This artist’s rendering shows the tidal disruption event named ASASSN-14li, where a star wandering too close to a 3-million-solar-mass black hole was torn apart. The debris gathered into an accretion disk around the black hole.
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Alpha and Omega These two images illustrate just how far Cassini traveled to get to Saturn.
A Proving Ground in Space Dellingr is a shoebox-sized spacecraft built to show that CubeSat platforms could be cost-effective, reliable and capable of gathering highly robust science.
Space Station in the Sky Over Washington D.C. The International Space Station is seen in this twenty-second exposure as it flies over the Washington National Cathedral, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Onboard are: NASA astronauts Joe Acaba, Mark Vande Hei, and Randy Bresnik; Russian cosmonauts Alexander Misurkin and Sergey Ryanzansky; and ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli.
Hubble Sees Galaxy Cluster Warping Space and Time The Hubble Space Telescope peers into the distant universe to reveal a galaxy cluster called Abell 2537.
Space Station Transits the Moon The International Space Station is seen in silhouette as it transits the Moon at roughly five miles per second, Dec. 2, 2017, in Manchester Township, York County, Pennsylvania. Onboard are NASA astronauts Joe Acaba, Mark Vande Hei, and Randy Bresnik; Russian cosmonauts Alexander Misurkin and Sergey Ryanzansky; and ESA astronaut
Cloud Streets in the Sea of Okhotsk Frigid air blowing from Eastern Russia created dramatic cloud formations over the Sea of Okhotsk in late November, 2017. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Terra satellite acquired a true-color image of the stunning scene on November 25.
Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft at Sunrise NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik photographed Orbital ATK’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft at sunrise, prior to its departure from the International Space Station at 8:11 a.m., Dec. 6, 2017. Expedition 53 Flight Engineers Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba of NASA gave the station’s Canadarm2 robotic arm the command to release Cygnus.
NASA’s Science Aircraft Flies Over Thomas Fire in California During an engineering flight test of the Cloud-Aerosol Multi-Angle Lidar (CAMAL) instrument, a view from NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center’s ER-2 aircraft shows smoke plumes, from roughly 65,000 feet, produced by the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, California, around 1 p.m. PST on Dec. 5th, 2017.
Retrospective: Moon This false-color image is composed of 15 images taken through three color filters by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft as it passed through the Earth-Moon system on Dec. 8, 1992.