AE Aurigae and the Flaming Star Nebula. The Flaming Star nebula lies about light years distant, spans about 5 light years, and is visible with a small telescope toward the constellation of the Charioteer (Auriga).
Sea Ice Off Eastern Greenland - The MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Sea Ice off eastern Greenland on October Image Credit: NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team
Sunita Williams on Spacewalk. NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, Expedition 32 flight engineer, appears to touch the bright sun during the mission’s third session of extravehicular activity (EVA) on Sept.
A dying star throws a cosmic tantrum in this combined image from Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Galaxy Evolution Explorer. The star's dusty outer layers are unraveling into space, glowing from the intense ultraviolet radiation being pumped out by
"According to a newly published paper, researchers at Oregon State University have found the "only fossil ever discovered of a spider attack on prey caught in its web." The amber-encased spider is poised to devour a tiny parasitic wasp.
Larry Smarr, director of California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, demonstrates a image of his abdomen, transmitted via the new high-speed Prism optical network at the University of California, San Diego.
Global Hawk Aircraft This image captures a perspective of NASA's Global Hawk unmanned aircraft from one of the wings. The Global Hawk is sitting at the aircraft hangar of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. on Sept.