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October HazeThick haze hung over northern India in the latter part of October 2014. [..Read More..]

October HazeThick haze hung over northern India in the latter part of October 2014. [..Read More..]

Kilauea Lava Flow Reaches Hawaiian TownAfter advancing through forest for months, the June 27th lava has started to damage residential properties in Pahoa. [..Read More..]

Snow in UkraineA fall storm dropped snow on the southern part of the country. [..Read More..]

Gonzalo Stirs Up Sediment and the Carbon CycleThe potent storm spread coraline sediments from the shallows around Bermuda into the deeper ocean. [..Read More..]

Notes from the Field: Operation IceBridge: Antarctic 2014In October and November 2014, NASA's Operation IceBridge will fly its sixth Antarctic field campaign. This year’s campaign returns to Chile, givi [..Read More..]

World of Change: Coastline ChangeThe shoreline of Cape Cod provides a visual case study in the evolution and dynamic motion of barrier islands and spits. [..Read More..]

A Spectre in the Eastern Veil [..Read More..]

Sometimes your eclipse viewing goes bad in an interesting way. [..Read More..]

Why would Mars appear to move backwards? [..Read More..]

What's that in front of the Sun? [..Read More..]

What would you see if you went right up to a black hole? [..Read More..]

As you (safely!) watched the progress of yesterday's partial solar [..Read More..]

Freaked Out Fish Grind Their Teeth and Produce Odd NoiseFish don't scream, so what's a scared fish to do? Researchers found that some fish warn others and express their distress by grinding their [..Read More..]

'Interstellar' Black Hole is Best Black Hole in Sci-FiChristopher Nolen's movie 'Interstellar' will be an epic space adventure encapsulating humanity's need to explore the Universe, bu [..Read More..]

Cycling Deaths on the RiseA new report shows a 16 percent increase in biking deaths between 2010 and 2012. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

What if reservoirs that store water and produce electricity were among some of the world's largest contributors of greenhouse gasses? [..Read More..]

Now Showing: 3-D Virtual Reality MoviesNew and retrofitted films are already being released for the forthcoming virtual reality platform. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

New Frog Species Discovered in NYCHow could a frog go unnoticed in NYC for thousands of years? Discretion is everything. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

DNews: Antares Rocket Explosion: The Day AfterTo the horror of onlookers worldwide, last night an Orbital Sciences Antares rocket exploded moments after lifting off on a journey to ferry cargo to [..Read More..]

Russia's ISS Cargo Vehicle Launches, Docks Without HitchHours after a catastrophic launch failure in the US, on the other side of the world, Russia's Soyuz rocket carried out a successful launch of an [..Read More..]

Explainer: France's Influence on the World StageDoes France really deserve the reputation it has in some corners for being a bit too easily inclined to surrender? Tara takes a look at the country [..Read More..]

Scientists believe they've achieved a breakthrough in combating the sexually-transmitted disease ravaging the native marsupial. [..Read More..]

Planetary Resources' Arkyd 3 technology demonstator was aboard the Cygnus cargo craft destroyed by Tuesday's rocket explosion. [..Read More..]

When a private rocket exploded just after launch Tuesday (Oct. 28), science experiments developed by students, professional researchers and private co [..Read More..]

What caused Orbital Sciences’ private Antares rocket to explode on Oct. 28, 2014? Here’s our complete coverage of NASA’s investigation and findings. [..Read More..]

A planet may be forming in a star system with more than one sun, making it sort of like an early Tatooine, the fictional home world of Luke Skywalker [..Read More..]

NASA should scrap its bold asteroid-capture mission idea and instead launch a comprehensive search for near-Earth asteroids to visit in their native o [..Read More..]

The U.S. Air Force launched a 19-story rocket from the coast of Florida today to carry a next-generation GPS satellite into space. [..Read More..]

An Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Wednesday to loft a military GPS satellite into space. [..Read More..]

NASA's plan is to bring a distant asteroid nearer to Earth, but a competing idea would send humans to one or more asteroids in their native orbit [..Read More..]

A study in X-rays of the Perseus, Virgo clusters and others has revealed that supermassive black holes' jets are "pumping energy out into th [..Read More..]

On Oct. 28, 2014, an Orbital Sciences-built Antares rocket exploded during liftoff during a mission to deliver cargo to the International Space Statio [..Read More..]

October HazeThick haze hung over northern India in the latter part of October 2014. [..Read More..]

Kilauea Lava Flow Reaches Hawaiian TownAfter advancing through forest for months, the June 27th lava has started to damage residential properties in Pahoa. [..Read More..]

Snow in UkraineA fall storm dropped snow on the southern part of the country. [..Read More..]

Gonzalo Stirs Up Sediment and the Carbon CycleThe potent storm spread coraline sediments from the shallows around Bermuda into the deeper ocean. [..Read More..]

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The following statement is from William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator of NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, regarding t [..Read More..]

Laser experiments mimic cosmic explosions and planetary coresResearchers are finding ways to understand some of the mysteries of space without leaving earth. Using high-intensity lasers focused on targets smalle [..Read More..]

A newly found pulsar, the brightest ever seen, raises questions about a mysterious category of cosmic objects called ultraluminous X-ray sources. A me [..Read More..]

Astronomers image the exploding fireball stage of a novaAstronomers have observed the expanding thermonuclear fireball from a nova that erupted last year in the constellation Delphinus with unprecedented cl [..Read More..]

Hinode satellite captures X-ray footage of solar eclipseThe moon passed between the Earth and the sun on Thursday, Oct. 23. While avid stargazers in North America looked up to watch the spectacle, the best [..Read More..]

NASA identifies ice cloud above cruising altitude on TitanNASA scientists have identified an unexpected high-altitude methane ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan that is similar to exotic clouds found far a [..Read More..]

Illusions in the cosmic clouds: New image of spinning neutron starPareidolia is the psychological phenomenon where people see recognizable shapes in clouds, rock formations, or otherwise unrelated objects or data. Th [..Read More..]

MAVEN ultraviolet image of comet Siding Spring's hydrogen comaNASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft obtained this ultraviolet image of hydrogen surrounding comet C/2013 A1 Siding S [..Read More..]

Mars Orbiter's spectrometer shows Oort comet's comaThe Compact Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) observed comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring as the comet sped close to Mars on Oct. 19. CRISM recorded im [..Read More..]

Galactic wheel of life shines in infraredIt might look like a spoked wheel or even a "Chakram" weapon wielded by warriors like "Xena," from the fictional TV show, but this [..Read More..]

Hubble Panel

Current Moon Phase


First Quarter Moon
First Quarter Moon

The moon is currently in Capricorn
The moon is 6 days old

Distance: 58 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: 4 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 298 degrees

NASA EO Image of the Day

30 Oct | Thick haze hung over northern India in the latter part of October 2014. [Read More]