Earth from Apollo 8
I’m holding real moon rocks and moon “soil.”
Stopped by Armstrong today. This piece of art was in one of the lobbies.
So this just flew over California.
My submission for best parking spot at NASA.
What a landing on another planet looks like
NASA tenth anniversary token I found while cleaning
My father is a space nut and grew up on the Apollo program. One of the relics that he kept was this original Chrysler Saturn 1/1B Manual.
First day at my new job..couldn’t think of a better first purchase.
View of Earth and the Moon from the Apollo 13 Lunar Module lifeboat spaceship
Earth from the surface of the Moon
Well... after about 4 hours of piecing LEGO’s together, I finally achieved a fully assembled Saturn V rocket!
My Grandfather worked on the LEM. He collected mission patches. Here are just a few!
The Lagoon Nebula is Stars, Gas, and Dust
My students conspired to buy me a NASA hoodie after I had admired theirs. They felt sorry for me because I went to buy one of my own but they didn’t carry fat guy sizes.
Awestruck seeing Atlantis in person for the first time.
A Solar Filament Erupts
Earth and Moon between the rings of Saturn
OTD 47 years ago, three NASA astronauts reached the Moon aboard the Apollo 15 spaceship and witnessed this majestic orbital vista of a crescent Earth rising over the lunar horizon
A star shining through the rings of Saturn
Io and Europa over Jupiter's Great Red Spot
Earth from Apollo 15
I see your NASA jacket and present you my customized NASA flight suit, my NASA hat, AND space shuttle orbiter earrings. Oh, and I have a custom name patch on that suit on the sleeve (no place left on the front!)
Maelstrom on Saturn
Vehicle I saw parked at NASA Glenn
Just another day at work...
Earthrise: 50 years ago arguably the most important photo ever taken by any human was captured by Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders from lunar orbit
Earth and Moon slipping behind the rings of Saturn
NASA isn't giving out the best parking spot anymore, so please stop fighting.
My grandfather gave me this flag. It flew over his building in Huntsville, al.
Freshly painted Saturn V display in Huntsville.
US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL yesterday.
Finally went to the KSC and this is my favorite photo I took!
My view of the old Saturn V test stand at MSFC earlier this week!
The 1990 Discovery launch, carrying the Hubble Telescope. Having a deployment of nearly 600km, almost twice the shuttle's typical working altitude, the Columbia was put on standby for rescue. In the shadow of Challenger, we had redundancy.
A view of Apollo 13’s crippled Service Module
If any of you are looking for a good read that covers most of the history of manned space flight from inside NASA this book covers most of it.
My Gram pulled out this photo of my dad and I with Chris Hadfield from the early 2000’s. Clearly camera shy!!
Another beautiful morning at the crawler yard
NASA's image of the day
I see your Global Hawk and raise you SpX-DM1
Last week I visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Kennedy Space Center and watched the SpaceX Crew Dragon launch! (album in comments)
I see your Apollo mug and raise you an Apollo juice glasses and pitcher set..
NASA's Juno spacecraft has completed its closest pass over the Great Red Spot
An incredible shot of the launch of InSight and MarCO, from earlier today!
A spot of tea in my ‘88 NASA mug, one of my prized possessions
Hippo Astreiod ?https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/holiday-asteroid-imaged-with-nasa-radar
Cygnus Shell Supernova Remnant W63
My Friend Just got her teaching certificate and her mom gave her all her old lesson plans. I saved this from the recycle bin.
NASA’s InSight Lander on its way to Mars aboard an Atlas V rocket.
April, 1972. Astronaut Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot, is photographed collecting lunar samples at Station No. 1, during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA), at the Descartes landing site. This picture, looking eastward, was taken by astronaut John W. Young, commander.
I saw a plane flying a little bit higher than usual today outside in Houston, turns out it was a NASA WB-57 Canberra, any info on what it is doing today?
My university has an Apollo Command Module in our engineering building.
Photo of Earth recovered from the debris of Space Shuttle Columbia
Space shuttle going through the clouds
Kepler by the numbers
Up close view of the Saturn V in Huntsville, AL I took on National Observe the Moon Night. Even got a couple of samples of the heat shield from the James Webb Telescope that night.
Can anyone share the link if hd version of this pic...i can't seem to find it
I got to stand in the wind tunnel at 14x22, the aerodynamics lab for NASA in Langley, VA.
This new composite image shows the region around the Pillars of Creation, which are about 5,700 light years from Earth. The image combines X-ray data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope optical data.
NASA shuttle screen printed on metal sheet (Same artist who did the Rusted Metal print a few months back)
Sunset on Mars
It's pizza night aboard the station [International Space Station]! The Exp 59 crew makes personal-size pizzas with all the toppings and fixings you would find in an ordinary kitchen on Earth, says National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on 12 April 2019.
The Day the Earth Smiled - Cassini's iconic image of Earth below Saturn's rings. Taken in 2013 at a distance of 746 million miles from home
Everyone loves a visit to the Cape!
Commander Wally Schirra climbing out of the Apollo 7 CM after the mission’s successful splashdown 50 years ago today
Saturn’s rings display their subtle colors in this view captured on Aug. 22, 2009, by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.
This extraordinary view of Jupiter was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft on the outbound leg of its 12th close flyby of the gas giant planet.
NASA Ice 2 Last DeltaII from Santa Ynez Peak
The Tires on the Apollo Moon Buggy Are Hollow Metal Cages - The Whole Vehicle Folds Up Into a Space the Size of a Suitcase
After 15+ years of collecting shuttle mission patches I finally got around to framing them.
My brother bought me this backpack from Vans with the caption “For The Benefit Of All” written across the top celebrating NASA. Has a laptop sleeve, main compartment, and a front facing smaller pouch
Adding to the collection of mugs
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captured this image of Mimas, home of the 130 kilometer-wide Herschel crater (currently nightside). The 397 kilometer-wide moon is dwarfed by the mammoth Saturn in the background. (Image Credits: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute)
DOD annual budget more than NASA’s combined budgets of 58 years.
1969 - NASA's lead software engineer for the Apollo program, Margaret Hamilton, stands next to the code she wrote by hand. This code was used to take humanity to the moon.
Waited 38 years for this amazing view of a Partial (86%) Solar Eclipse!
The supernova remnant Cassiopeia A.
Venus transiting the Sun
Beautiful day to visit Nasa Center in Houston!
What better way to celebrate NASA’s 60th
Picture of Saturn V being stacked in the Vehicle Assembly Building (1968) - taken by Neil Armstrong’s mother, Viola (Engel) Armstrong
Found something interesting at work today...
LEGO InSight my coworker built. He gave me permission to be the one to post this in excitement for landing Monday!
My new autograph came in the mail today - Go Flight.
Security for Cape Canaveral has its perks
Apollo command module coffee cup I got today!
Neil Armstrong, Deke Slayton, unkown, Stephen Armstrong, Betty Grissom, and Gus Grissom - Building 1 of the Johnson Space Center is under construction in the background - 1962
Earth and Moon awash in a sea of stars
Remembering the crew of STS-107. Fifteen years ago today, the seven-astronaut crew of STS-107 were lost when Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart during re-entry: David M. Brown, Rick D. Husband, Laurel B. Clark, Kalpana Chawla, Michael P. Anderson, William C. McCool, Ilan Ramon.
Latest Jupiter flyby images captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft
Lunar Walking Test, 1965
Rings of Saturn
48 years ago today - We landed on our celestial companion and marked one of humanity's greatest achievements.
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this photograph of carbon dioxide ice formations created by solar-induced sublimation. These formations exist on Mars’ southern polar cap. (Image Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona)
Behold the mighty B-1/B-2 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center! (cars for scale)
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Found these for sale. I love them!
Map of Jupiter
I finally visited the KSC today. Such a blast to see the five engines of Saturn V.
The Pencil Nebula in Red and Blue
Photo of my grandpa testing the Surveyor Spacecraft, 1964
Underneath NASA’s crawler
My favorite space shuttle, Discovery
NASA's Curiosity Rover photograph of a 2 hole it drilled on the Martian surface. Image is white-balanced and contrast-enhanced.
This may not be a scientific post but it is cool. My wife’s anniversary gift to me. Looking forward to the day we go back.
First Light Data for NASA's Parker Solar Probe
Farthest view of Earth seen by human eyes
NASA Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Moon Landing
Expedition 55 Crew Returns Home from the International Space Station
The Spacecraft Graveyard (x-post from /r/educationalgifs)
John Young Makes Last Minute Inspection of Gemini III (NASA Image of the Day)
My dad was cool enough to speak about his launch on NASA tv. They really need to send the man to space already. Proud of him!
SpaceX transporting a landed booster through Kennedy Space Center after the Falcon Heavy launch
My son turned 8 and had a NASA themed birthday party. He dreams of being the first man on Mars. Here's his reaction to our homemade birthday cake for him.
Where can I get the original image file? There is only this highly compressed image on Google. At max I found 3200x2000.
Thought you all might enjoy this. A notebook/planner that I made for work
Also the Saturn V
This nebula, located 20,000 light-years away in the constellation Carina, contains a central cluster of huge, hot stars, called NGC 3603.
And last but not least, I give you the Delta IV Heavy that will launch the Parker Solar Probe! This thing is so massive, no photo will do it justice.
This never fails to amaze me...
My buddy went to Huntsville recently
[CRS-15] Photo from this morning's launch from the KSC Causeway viewing site
Last launch of Space Shuttle Discovery
A nose cap that flew 10 missions on the Space Shuttle Atlantis sitting outside the VAB
This image of Earth was taken by the International Space Station crew in December 2017 and has been cropped and enhanced to improve contrast, and lens artifacts have been removed.
Tomorrow's Falcon 9 payload, the Hermes regolith and granular material experiment platform [1200 × 800]
I just started my career as an engineer. As a kid i always wanted one of the mission patches they give out after projects are completed. I finally received my first one!
NASA woman astronaut Christina will make new record for living in space
ISS crew watching Star Wars in space
See a jet stream speeding through Jupiter’s atmosphere in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
Apollo 11 Earthrise
Given to me by a NASA Pilot.
I see your Endeavor engines and I raise you Saturn V F-1’s
Photo of Earth taken by Apollo 12 Astronaut Alan Bean during his voyage to the Moon, RIP Moonwalker & Artist
I present, the Parker Solar Probe!
Best I could do.. only shot I was able to capture!
Orion Launch Abort System Attitude Control Motor Hot-Fire Test, Elkton, Maryland.
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Found this operations handbook with my great uncle’s old belongings after he died