Space Imagery

The 8 Best Moments of NASA's MESSENGER

After a decade of groundbreaking research, NASA's probe MESSENGER will finish its mission in 2015. It will do one last thruster boost...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 05 January 2015 - 2:31PM

Watch: The ISS Shoots Past the Moon

Every once in a while, the ISS does a fly-by past the moon and can be seen with the naked eye, or at least a good camera. On December...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 - 2:09PM

Astronaut Creates Amazing Time Lapse of Earth from Six Months in Space

Astronaut Alexander Gerst spent six months on the International Space Station on the Blue Dot mission, returning in November. In that...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 29 December 2014 - 4:24PM

NASA Publishes Beautiful GIFs of Earth to Celebrate Anniversary of Satellites

In 1999, NASA launched the Terra satellite system, intended to observe Earth's climate, and particularly climate change. In honor of...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 December 2014 - 10:26AM

Cassini Sends Back Beautiful Global Maps of Saturn's Moons

Cassini has spent ten years collecting data and images in an effort to comprehensively map Saturn's six major icy moons, and the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 4:26PM

Planck Captures Detailed Images of Milky Way's Magnetic Field for the First Time

These beautiful images show some of the first images of our galaxy's magnetic field, and the first to be taken in this much detail....

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 - 2:12PM

Can Physics, Biology, and Art Be Unified Under One Mathematical Constant?

The golden ratio, extracted from the infamous Fibonacci sequence, has been theorized to be a "cosmic constant," or a mathematical...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 December 2014 - 10:53AM

Short Film 'Wanderers' Beautifully Imagines the Future of Space Travel

The short film "Wanderers" from Swedish filmmaker Erik Wernquist is essentially Interstellar without all that pesky love stuff. Like...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 - 2:53PM

This 4K, Ultra-HD Time Lapse of Earth Will Blow You Away

There are countless timelapses of our planet out there on the internet, but this latest example from Elektro-L, Russia's first weather...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 3:42PM

The Last Pictures: Artist Sends the Human Race's Photographic Legacy Into Space

What will be left of humanity after we're gone? That's the question New York artist Trevor Paglen attempted to answer in his recent...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 07 November 2014 - 4:23PM

Watch: Video Essay of Earth as Seen from the ISS

Did you go see Interstellar for some amazing space imagery and get annoyed with all the sappy human drama like we did? If so, then...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 07 November 2014 - 10:06AM

Watch: Simulation of Black Hole Collision Rips Spacetime to Shreds

A recent study from Cornell University demonstrated what a merger of two black holes would look like, and it's fairly terrifying.  ...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 - 2:11PM

The Most Amazing Pictures of This Week's Partial Solar Eclipse

Last night, the moon traveled between the sun and the Earth causing a partial solar eclipse, in which 40%-80% of the sun's light was...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 October 2014 - 11:48AM

India's Mars Orbiter Mission Captures Beautiful Image of the Solar System's Biggest Volcano

India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has been broadcasting some truly breathtaking views of our planetary neighbor in recent weeks, but...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 12:25PM

Stunning Rosetta Images Reveal Sand Dunes on Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

It's a large icy lump of rock that has spent millions of years hurtling through the vacuum of space, so you can imagine the surprise...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 10:43AM

NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman is the King of Social Media in Space, Here's Why

In many ways, Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield changed the way in which we interact with the intrepid souls who inhabit the...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - 9:56AM

Best Pictures of the October 2014 Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse from Around the World

Skygazers could see the "Blood Moon" lunar eclipse once again early this morning, starting at about 6:25 am and lasting until about...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 - 10:02AM

Cassini Captures Photos of Magic Island on Saturn's Moon Titan

The Cassini spacecraft has taken more photos of a feature in Titan's sea that has baffled scientists for over a year now.   The...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 2:54PM

NASA's SWIFT Satellite Detects Massive Superflare Coming From A Tiny Star

A binary system of red dwarf stars known as DG Canum Venaticorum, or DG CVn, has shocked astronomers after NASA's Swift satellite...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 3:04PM

Artist's Illustration Series 'The Outer Sun' Depicts Different Theories of the Universe

"The outer sun hungers for the inner one." -Jakob Böhme, De Signatura Rerum   Toronto-based illustrator Caitlin Russell has...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 11:26AM