Shot by an astronaut onboard the International Space Station (@iss ), this photograph highlights several snow- and ice-capped volcanoes as they cast early morning shadows over a mountainous region of Bolivia and Chile. Such long shadows often accentua
Check out the visions of #love throughout our solar system. From imagery of #earth taken from the @iss to remote sensing images of #mars & #pluto and even cometary particles (#comet Wild 2) extracted from aerogel in our Stardust Lab at @nasajohnson !
An astronaut on the International Space Station (@iss ) took this oblique photograph of the Maiella Massif, which stands amidst Italy’s Central Apennine Mountains. Located just 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Adriatic Sea coastline, the Maiella Mass
Using a short lens, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (@iss ) captured this expansive view of 800 kilometers (500 miles) of Peru’s coastline. The wide viewing angle gives the impression of a near-vertical view in the foreground and a
#dyk the largest Moon rock in our Apollo Lunar Collection @nasajohnson is Apollo sample 61016, also known as “Big Muley”? It is the largest single rock returned by the Apollo astronauts and nearly the size of a football! #superbowlliv#football#apo
Researcher Timmons Erickson and a team of scientists have precisely dated the oldest impact crater on Earth at 2.229 billion years old. The Yarrabubba meteor crater in Australia is 200 million years older than the previously oldest known crater. Eric