NASA Picture of the Day "What dark forms lurk in the mists of the Carina Nebula? These ominous figures are actually molecular clouds, knots of molecular gas and dust so thick they have become opaque. In comparison, however, these clouds are typically much less dense than Earth's atmosphere. Pictured aboveRead More →

NASA Picture of the Day "Combining more than 400 images, NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander views its surroundings in the Red Planet's northernmost region. The full-circle panorama in approximately true color shows the polygonal patterning of ground at the landing area, similar to patterns in permafrost areas on Earth. South isRead More →

NASA Picture of the Day "This image, taken from aboard the International Space Station flight engineer Greg Chamitoff, is of Tropical Storm Edouard as it moved westward along the northern edge of the Gulf of Mexico on the morning of Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 . According to the Associated Press,Read More →