Pictures of the Day

Teams at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida lifted the Orion spacecraft and placed it atop the Space Launch System Moon rocket.

The Hubble Space Telescope’s glamour shots of the universe nearly always have a discovery behind them.

Johanna Lucht, who was born deaf, never thought she would work for NASA.

The Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), located 210,000 light-years away, is one of the most dynamic and intricately detailed star-forming regions in space.

This image, taken from aboard the International Space Station, shows the aurora australis as it streams across the Earth’s atmosphere.

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