The images may be beautiful but they depict a natural world that is quickly being transformed by climate change.
NASA is launching an idea challenge for a compact radiation shield that would protect spacecraft and the astronauts within.
The agency recently launched a new online database of files documenting its history, from space missions to in-house experiments.
The Moon 1968-1972, an attractive new book containing photos from NASA’s Apollo Program, which 47 years ago landed the first men on the moon, evokes the rich mixture of emotion, yearning and speculation that have long surrounded Earth’s mysterious companion and neighbor.
This September, NASA is launching its Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer spacecraft on a return journey to the Bennu asteroid, and is inviting the public to send space-inspired art along for the galactic ride.
Back in the 1930s and ’40s, during the height of the Great Depression, artists designed posters for the Works Projects Administration (WPA) to encourage travel to national parks and other tourist sites in the United States.
Launched in 1977 by NASA, the Golden Record, a copper phonograph LP, was intended to provide a picture of life on planet Earth to any aliens who might encounter the spacecraft
On this week’s art crime blotter: teens take (and immediately return) a Mr. Brainwash sculpture, Kimye’s pastor appropriates Wynwood street art murals, and a shark photographer goes after the new Steve Jobs biopic.
The first human mission to Mars is, supposedly, closer than ever, with a one-way trip to the (watery!) Red Planet scheduled for 2024.
When the Apollo astronauts traveled beyond the atmosphere and to the moon in the 1960s and ’70s, they carried Hasselblad cameras to document the NASA missions.
Early yesterday morning Pluto, three billion miles from Earth, appeared in our sharpest view yet.
While humanity has only been launching huge payloads into outer space since the 1950s, with Sputnik breaking into orbit in 1957, a lot of human-made debris and technology now circle the planet.