The surface of the asteroid Ryugu taken by the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa-2
This is the first flower ever grown entirely in space.
Ever seen a sunset and a solar eclipse at the same time? Well, now you have.
The Moon attempting a Saturn impersonation
Perseverance has a rover family window sticker on her deck.
The first Image from the Perseverance Rover
The clearest picture that was ever taken of the surface of Venus...
Last full moon of the decade!
I took a 16k picture of the moon Monday night [OC]
The Mars 2020 rover has left the building! It will land on Mars 1 year from now!
the very first simulated image of a black hole, calculated using a 1960s punch card IBM 7040 computer and plotted by hand by French astrophysicist Jean-Pierre Luminet in 1978.
Falcon Heavy flame fire detail, one of several zooms from a larger image
Perseverance started moving
I pointed my telescope at the moon and intentionally misaligned the RGB channels to create this stunning composite image.
The Rosette Nebula, some say depicts a human skull
I photographed this tower of plasma on the Sun last week. It stands taller than four Earth-diameters ... roughly the size of Uranus. [OC]
Jupiter. Juno probe took this shot.
My luckiest night ever - Meteor and the Milky Way with Venus rising [OC]
Descent stage for Mars 2020. Very excited to start working on this mission.
Caught the space station with a $17 webcam on my telescope [OC]
New NASA visualization of black hole
On November 12, 1833, there was a meteor shower so intense that it was possible to see up to 100,000 meteors crossing the sky every hour. At the time, many thought it was the end of the world, so much so that it inspired this woodcut by Adolf Vollmy.
Last pic of Earth taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft before it went on a death dive into Saturn
I captured a shot of the ISS as it crossed the face of the sun this afternoon. [OC]