Images

Gaze Into the Heart of NGC 1365, Captured by Webb

Astrophotographer Judy Schmidt (aka. Geckzilla, SpaceGeck) is at it again! Earlier this month, she released a processed image of the…

1 month ago

Here’s M74 Like You’ve Never Seen it Before, Thanks to Judy Schmidt and JWST

The JWST is grabbing headlines and eyeballs as its mission gains momentum. The telescope recently imaged M74 (NGC 628) with…

2 months ago

A New Map of Mars, Made From 51,000 Orbital Images

When NASA sent the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) to the red planet in 2006, the spacecraft took an instrument with…

3 months ago

A Geologic map of the Entire Moon has Been Released at 1:2,500,000-Scale

Chinese scientists have created the most detailed map of the Moon yet. It took them 10 years and involved hundreds…

3 months ago

Just a Few Pixels Would let Astronomers Map Surface Features on an Exoplanet Like Oceans and Deserts

Direct images of exoplanets are rare and lack detail. Future observatories might change that, but for now, exoplanet images don't…

6 months ago

What a Feat! Ingenuity Photographed From Space

It seems like only months ago that the Perseverance Rover landed in Jezero Crater on Mars. But in fact, it's…

6 months ago

Stunning Image of ISS Taken From the Ground Shows two Spacewalking Astronauts

In our age, we've grown accustomed to pictures of astronauts inside the International Space Station, as they float in zero-G…

6 months ago

This is Where the Mars Sample Return Mission Could be Landing

NASA's Perseverance Rover is busy exploring Jezero Crater on Mars. Part of its mission is to collect samples for retrieval…

6 months ago

These are Star Dunes on Mars, Formed When the Wind Comes From Many Different Directions

Missions to Mars are expensive, even orbiters. They're there to do science, not take pretty pictures. But sometimes Mars' beauty…

6 months ago

Wondering About the 6 Rays Coming out of JWST's Test Image? Here's why They Happen

The new image taken by James Webb... were you wondering why it looks so spikey? As it turns out, that's…

6 months ago