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Lightning Storm over Brazil | Earth Science
This photo shows a distant lightning storm and asperitas...

*Lightning Storm over Brazil | Earth Science* This photo shows a distant lightning storm and asperitas clouds looming over the outskirts of Torres, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, as observed during the evening of June 10, 2018. On this long-exposure image it seems that most of the lightning consisted of cloud-to-ground strokes. Asperitas form in convective storms when the air in downdrafts (cooled ...

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Hurricane Irma | International Space Station
U.S. Astronaut Randy Bresnik:

*Hurricane Irma | International Space Station* U.S. Astronaut Randy Bresnik: "Tonight, far too many people in Irma’s path and in its wake." Credit: NASA's Johnson Space Center Image Date: September 8, 2017 + NOAA Weather + NASA Earth Observatory + NASA Johnson Space Center #NASA #Earth #Science #Space #ISS #Hurricane #Irma #Caribbean #Sea #Atlantic #Ocean #PuertoRico #Cuba #Florida #United...

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Cygnus & Canadarm2 | International Space Station
The Cygnus space freighter from Northrop Grumman, formerly...

*Cygnus & Canadarm2 | International Space Station* The Cygnus space freighter from Northrop Grumman, formerly Orbital ATK, was pictured July 15 , 2018, poised for release from the Canadarm2 robotic arm back into Earth orbit ending a 52-day cargo mission at the International Space Station. Credit: NASA/JSC Image Date: July 15, 2018 + Northrop Grumman + Orbital ATK + NASA Johnson Space Center +...

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Earthrise: December 24, 1968 | NASA Apollo 8
This view of the rising Earth greeted the Apollo 8 astronauts...

*Earthrise: December 24, 1968 | NASA Apollo 8* This view of the rising Earth greeted the Apollo 8 astronauts on December 24, 1968 as they came from behind the Moon after the fourth nearside orbit. The photo is displayed here in its original orientation, though it is more commonly viewed with the lunar surface at the bottom of the photo. Earth is about five degrees left of the horizon in the pho...

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Mars: Borealis Planitia | ESA Mars Express

Mars Express High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) image ...

*Mars: Borealis Planitia | ESA Mars Express* Mars Express High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) image of the Martian north polar region. This image captures the north polar cap, a bank of stratocumulus over Borealis Planitia and the highlands of Tempe Terra (left). This image was taken during Mars Express' 14,125th orbit of Mars on May 2, 2014. Image Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin/J. Cowart, CC BY...

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ULA Atlas V Rocket Launch | 45th Space Wing | U.S. Air Force
The 45th Space Wing supported NASA’s successful...

*ULA Atlas V Rocket Launch | 45th Space Wing | U.S. Air Force* The 45th Space Wing supported NASA’s successful launch of Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, March 22, 2016. The rocket carrying Cygnus cargo vessel OA-6 is a resupply mission to the International Space Station...

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Alan Bean - The Moonwalker | NASA Apollo 12
A Tribute to U.S. Astronaut Alan Bean (1932-2018)
Astronaut...

*Alan Bean - The Moonwalker | NASA Apollo 12* *A Tribute to U.S. Astronaut Alan Bean (1932-2018)* Astronaut Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot, was photographed at quadrant II of the Lunar Module (LM) during the first Apollo 12 extravehicular activity (EVA) on the moon. This picture was taken by astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., commander. Here, Bean is using a fuel transfer tool to remove the fuel e...

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