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Contrasting crescents

A comparative look at 2 crescent moons – Saturn’s icy moon Rhea and largest moon Titan – taken by the Cassini spacecraft.

Volcán de Fuego from Earth and space

Volcán de Fuego – literally “fire volcano” – is one of Central America’s most active volcanos. Photos of its recent eruption here.

Misty sunrise, happy dog

Misty and golden sunrise in England, with a man walking his very happy dog!

View of Mars rover’s journey so far

Check out this sweeping vista on the planet Mars, taken by the Curiosity rover from a mountainside ridge. It provides a look back at key sites visited by the rover since its 2012 landing.

Close-up on a giant star

Astronomers have created the first-ever detailed image of the surface of a giant star, about 530 light-years away and 350 times larger than our sun.

Watch 2nd spacewalk of 2018 live on Monday

Watch on January 29, as two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) perform the year’s 2nd spacewalk. Live TV coverage starts at 10:30 UTC (5:30 a.m. EST). The spacewalk begins at about 12:10 UTC (7:10 a.m. EST).

ISS over Idaho’s Wood River Valley

On a cold January night, Nils Ribi captured the path of the International Space Station (ISS) in the southern sky over the Wood River Valley of Idaho.

Ingredients for life in space rocks that fell to Earth

Two rocks that crashed to Earth from space in 1998 are the 1st meteorites found to contain both liquid water and a mix of complex organic compounds such as hydrocarbons and amino acids.

Analysis reveals tiny dino with rainbow feathers

This bird-like dinosaur lived in China about 161 million years ago. Scientists think it might have used its rainbow ruff to dazzle potential mates.

Cartwheel Galaxy

Hubble Space Telescope image of a rare ring galaxy in the direction of the constellation Sculptor.