Eleanor Imster
Moon and tiny starlike dot and an arched stone structure against purple sky.

Crescent moon and Jupiter

Jenney Disimon captured the crescent moon and Jupiter over Sabah, N. Borneo, on January 23, 2020.

Reflection of an astronaut in an astronaut's helmet.

Watch ISS spacewalk January 25

Watch the last of January’s 3 International Space Station spacewalks tomorrow.

Cartoon of a vehicle with a smiling face.

Help name the next Mars rover

Cast your vote to help name the next Mars rover, scheduled to launch in July or August 2020. The names were drawn from 9 finalist essays written by K-12 students. The voting will remain open through January 27.

Could future moon homes be made of fungi?

For future homes on the moon, Mars, and other worlds, NASA is exploring technologies that would use mushrooms to grow self-repairing, self-replicating habitats.

Furry hoofed animal in a green leafy glade by a stream.

Study shows animal life thriving around Fukushima

Nearly a decade after the nuclear accident in Fukushima, researchers have found that wildlife populations are abundant in areas now devoid of human life.

Spooky big-headed human-like silhouettes in shadowy forest.

Could invisible aliens exist among us?

The Earth might be crawling with undiscovered alien creatures whose biochemistry is very different from life as we know it. An astrobiologist explains.

2019 was Earth’s 2nd-hottest year on record

According to independent analyses by both NASA and NOAA, Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2019 ranked 2nd-warmest since 1880.

Crab Nebula: Visualize an exploded star

A new NASA video combines visible, infrared and X-ray views of the famous Crab Nebula, a star that exploded into view in our sky 1,000 years ago.

View from a round window aboard ISS of a powerful, swirling hurricane in the Atlantic.

$1 billion weather/climate disasters: 14 for US in 2019

NOAA reports that 2019 was the 5th consecutive year in which the United States experienced 10 or more $1 billion weather and climate disasters, including fires, hurricanes and flooding.

Spiral of pink, blue, and white lights against a black background.

New Hubble view of gigantic galaxy

The Hubble Telescope released this glorious image of the spiral galaxy UGC 2885 on January 6. This image was made in part as a tribute to dark matter pioneer Vera Rubin.