An elliptical galaxy, full of dark lanes of gas, likely formed in the merger of two other galaxies. Elliptical galaxies host less (or no) star birth than spiral galaxies like the Milky Way. Credit: NASA, ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
For the first time, Earth Hour will extend to the International Space Station, where ESA astronaut and WWF ambassador André Kuipers will keep watch over our planet as the lights switch off on 31 March, sharing photos and live commentary of his experience.
Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1073 (Feb 20 Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Space Telescope Many spiral galaxies have bars across their centers. Even our own Milky Way Galaxy is thought to have a modest central bar.
Fresh images of the lunar surface for the first time in 4 decades. These fantastic images were taken by Chinese rover yutu, the first in a new wave of space probes amid a huge push in chinese space development
Earth and Moon From the eye of the camera in space we see the earth as a God Designed Space ship lighted by the Sun by Day and by the Reflected sun on the moons surface by night. It's awesome to think (Cool Places On Earth)
Atlas V Arc of Light: Rocket launched with twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes sent to explore the Van Allen Belts that surround Earth. Astrophotographer Mike Killian took this photo from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Aug.