Images Archive
31 January 2013, 11:33 AM ET
The NASA photos show an Atlas 5 rocket as an arc of light streaking toward space.
28 January 2013, 04:06 PM ET
A look at a few of the animals who paved the way for humans in space.
23 January 2013, 01:38 PM ET
The High Resolution Coronal Imager (HI-C) was launched by NASA on a sounding rocket in July 2012. Full Sun AIA (Atmospheric Imaging Assembly) and full field of view images taken by the imager are compared.
18 January 2013, 05:12 PM ET
Black holes are strange regions where gravity is strong enough to bend light, warp space and distort time.
26 December 2012, 05:30 AM ET
Skywatcher shoots star trails over construction site of India’s largest telescope. 
22 December 2012, 10:58 AM ET
See jaw-dropping space photos with a holiday twist in this festive gallery.
30 November 2012, 06:00 PM ET
See amazing night sky and sun photos sent in to SPACE.com by amateur astronomers in November 2012.
15 November 2012, 01:10 PM ET
See images from a computer simulation that reveals how black holes are affected by magnetic fields.
12 November 2012, 04:18 PM ET
The phases of a solar eclipse are illustrated with photos for easy and safe viewing of a solar eclipse.
11 November 2012, 08:00 AM ET
See amazing photos of Earth and space from the week.
08 November 2012, 03:48 PM ET
The Earth to Sky Calculus Club of Bishop, CA has successfully launched President Obama and Mitt Romney head swirling toys to 120,000 ft.. Watch some of the flight & descent with new music from the Coheed and Cambria album - The Afterman: Ascension.
26 October 2012, 12:39 PM ET
See photos of the giant "Frankenstorm" Hurricane Sandy that threatens the U.S. East Coast in late October 2012.
19 October 2012, 01:54 PM ET
An island of ice half the size of Manhattan broke off Greenland's Petermann Glacier this past summer. Called 'calving', this is the second time in three years a piece of ice this large as broken off the glacier.
01 October 2012, 12:01 AM ET
Spectacular images every day.
24 September 2012, 11:07 AM ET
Northern Lights photographer Chad Blakely (lightsoverlapland.com) captured amazing imagery over Abisko National Park on Sept. 19th, 2012. He told his Facebook audience: 'After tonight there is no doubt in my mind that the solar maximum has arrived'
12 September 2012, 06:50 PM ET
The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., is home to a Space Window, a stained glass masterpiece.
07 September 2012, 11:30 AM ET
Like Icarus of legend, astronaut Sunita Williams reaches out toward the sun.
05 September 2012, 12:07 PM ET
Two very different galaxies were captured together by the Hubble Space Telescope: Messier 60, a large, old, and extremely bright elliptical galaxy; and NGC 4647, a young, blue spiral galaxy.
31 August 2012, 11:58 AM ET
In a star cluster located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, massive stars are living fast and dying young. Their intense death throes as supernovas produce cavity-carving shockwaves that punch huge voids in surrounding gas clouds.
26 August 2012, 01:22 PM ET
Astronaut John W. Young jumps up from the lunar surface as he salutes the U.S. flag during the Apollo 16 mission.
21 August 2012, 01:48 PM ET
Einstein's General Theory of Relativity predicts that in the 'big picture' of the universe, matter is scattered randomly. Australian astronomers conducted the largest ever survey of galaxies on this scale to prove that his theory was correct.
20 August 2012, 10:53 AM ET
In 1988, intense fires burned down more than one-third of the forests in Yellowstone National Park. Even after more than two decades, Landsat satellites can still distinguish the burn scars left by the fires from healthy forests and new growth.
10 August 2012, 10:46 AM ET
See photos from the failed free flight test of NASA's Morpheus lander.
03 August 2012, 09:26 AM ET
The selected companies are Sierra Nevada, Boeing and SpaceX.
09 July 2012, 02:45 PM ET
See artists' conceptual images of DARPA's proposed Phoenix program to re-use existing satellites in orbit.
17 June 2012, 09:02 AM ET
See the most amazing space images of the week, including a robot space plane landing and amazing galaxy line-up.
02 June 2012, 07:25 AM ET
From complete coverage of SpaceX splashing down in the Pacific to John Glenn awarded the Medal of Freedom, it's been a thrilling week in space.
12 May 2012, 07:20 AM ET
See amazing views of a squashed supermoon and more in the best photos for the week of May 12, 2012.
15 April 2012, 07:27 AM ET
From an expedition to explore auroras to sun's sibling stars, it's been a busy week in space.
04 April 2012, 07:35 AM ET
The Delta 4 rocket launched the new NROL-25 spy satellite into orbit.
21 March 2012, 01:52 PM ET
See stunning views of Jupiter's moon Io and its many volcanoes.
17 March 2012, 02:35 AM ET
See amazing views of moons in our universe, the largest planet, music in space and more in our top space photos for the week of March 17, 2012.