Space Imagery

This is What The Blizzard of 2015 Looks Like From Space Right Now

If you're on the East coast of America right now, you're probably either panic buying unhealthy snacks at your local grocery store or...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 11:57AM

NASA Releases Dazzling Space Images in Honor of International Year of Light

2015 was recently named the International Year of Light by the United Nations, and in honor of this distinction, NASA's Chandra X-Ray...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 2:08PM

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Captures New Images of Mysterious Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is closing in on its goal of reaching Ceres, and in the process of doing so, it has just produced some of the...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 12:18PM

You Can Now See the Aurora Borealis on Google Maps

The Aurora Borealis, or "Northern Lights," are one of the most beautiful spectacles that Earth has to offer, but they can usually only...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 4:44PM

The Most Amazing Mars Images from 11 Years of the Opportunity Rover

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover first touched down on the Red Planet on January 25, 2004. In that time it has made a multitude of...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 2:41PM

Space Suite: Artist Animates Cassini and Hubble Images to Visualize the Universe

Realistic animation of space is all the rage these days, but even so, this beautiful video stands out among the pack. Visual effects...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 11:26AM

NASA Makes Travel Posters for Destination Exoplanets

Ever wanted to travel to an exoplanet? NASA has now released travel guides to three different exoplanets for their Exoplanet Travel...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 - 11:11AM

Hubble's Pillars of Creation Then and Now: Image Comparison from 1995 and 2015

In honor of the Hubble telescope's 25th anniversary, scientists have recreated the iconic image of the Pillars of Creation. Twenty...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 - 11:09AM

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