Liftoff of Orbital ATK Cargo Mission to International Space Station

The Orbital ATK Cygnus pressurized cargo module is carried atop the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket as it launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Read More

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Like a flower in full bloom | NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

By Laura Betz NASA Goddard Space Flight Center James Webb Space Telescope Mirror Seen in Full Bloom GREENBELT, MD |  It’s springtime and the deployed primary mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope looks like a spring flower in full bloom. In this photo, NASA technicians lifted the telescope using a crane and moved it… Read More

Astronaut’s pics of the dancing lights of aurora above Pacific Northwest

Expedition 50 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency (ESA) photographed brightly glowing auroras from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station on March 27, 2017. Pesquet wrote, “The view at night recently has been simply magnificent: few clouds, intense auroras. I can’t look away from the windows.” https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/styles/full_width_feature/public/thumbnails/image/33584905191_5f0a2300b5_oa.jpg The dancing lights… Read More