At NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, the Parker Solar Probe is lowered into the 40-foot-tall thermal vacuum chamber. The thermal vacuum chamber simulates the harsh conditions that the spacecraft will experience on its journey through space, including near-vacuum conditions and severe hot and cold temperatures.
This image of Jupiter’s swirling south polar region was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it neared completion of its tenth close flyby of the gas giant planet.
“I’m not a photographer, I’m a columnist who writes with pictures,” Bill Cunningham said to Tiina Loite, a New York Times photo editor who worked closely with Cunningham during her 30-year career at the Times. On the Street with Bill Cunningham, an exhibition on view at The Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC) in Denver through February […]
In 2015 Kelly Eningowuk of the Inuit Circum Polar of Alaska reached out to Brian Adams about creating a body of work that connected the world with Alaskan Inuit through common humanity. Having seen Adams’s previous book of portraits, I Am Alaskan, and following Humans of New York, Eningowuk thought a book and social media […]
For the second time in three years, snow has accumulated in the desert near the northern Algerian town of Aïn Séfra.
On January 16, 1978, NASA announces the first astronaut class in nine years, which included the first African Americans.
Colorful swirling cloud belts dominate Jupiter’s southern hemisphere in this image captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
A new analysis of about 10,000 normal Sun-like stars in the Milky Way’s galactic bulge reveals that our galaxy’s hub is a dynamic environment.
On Jan. 9, 1969, NASA announced the prime crew of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. This portrait was taken on Jan. 10, the day after the announcement of the crew assignment. From left to right are lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, commander Neil Armstrong; and command module pilot Michael Collins.
Sunrise as seen from the International Space Station. “A view of the sunrise from the ISS is a perfect start to a new day,” so said @Anton_Astrey, otherwise known as cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, a member of the Expedition 54 crew aboard the International Space Station, orbiting 250 miles above the Earth.