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10 July 2012, 01:37 PM ET
The extra light brought relief from Antarctica's long winter darkness.
09 July 2012, 04:37 PM ET
A bird's-eye view of Daniel's eye.
09 July 2012, 11:13 AM ET
In this space wallpaper, the contrasting landscape of the western US states of California (left) and Nevada (right) are highlighted in this Envisat image, acquired on 9 February 2011.
06 July 2012, 04:56 PM ET
The blaze is only 25 percent contained.
06 July 2012, 04:00 PM ET
Landsat satellite photos show the U.S. Army working to save an East Coast island.
03 July 2012, 03:26 PM ET
Smoke is traveling far from the flames.
02 July 2012, 03:30 PM ET
As raging wildfires burn around the country, their smoke is lofted high into the atmosphere and carried as far away as the East Coast, according to one model.
30 June 2012, 12:01 AM ET
The moon's pull is slowing down Earth's rotation.
29 June 2012, 04:42 PM ET
The area may contain precious minerals.
29 June 2012, 02:07 PM ET
The magnetic fields of the Sun and Earth merge several times a day, opening up a pathway for high energy particles to pass from the Sun. With the help NASAs Multisphere Mulitscale mission their exact locations may be derived.
29 June 2012, 10:49 AM ET
The silhouettes of Earth's tectonic boundaries stand out in bright color.
28 June 2012, 05:21 PM ET
Space station astronauts captured staggering video of the huge Colorado wildfires.
28 June 2012, 05:02 PM ET
See satellite views of the intense wildfires in Colorado and other U.S. western states in June 2012.
27 June 2012, 03:12 PM ET
Glories appear as rings of color on Earth.
27 June 2012, 11:24 AM ET
Some areas could get 2 feet of rain before Debby's gone.
22 June 2012, 12:32 PM ET
Astronaut Andre Kuipers took this image of solar panels glinting in space in this amazing space wallpaper.
18 June 2012, 02:13 PM ET
Sunspot AR 1504 unleashed an M Class flare on June 14th, 2012. The solar storm reached Earth, unraveling auroras in the magnetosphere on June 16th.
11 June 2012, 01:11 PM ET
NASA's Suomi NPP satellite detected smoke from man-made agricultural fires around the border of China and Russia migrating across the Pacific. The satellite was launched in Fall 2011 on a climate change data recording mission.
08 June 2012, 12:22 PM ET
The hole in the clouds was created by a high pressure area.
01 June 2012, 03:35 PM ET
Modern scientists are studying the transit around the world like their 18th century predecessors did.
25 May 2012, 05:01 AM ET
Contest offers a view of the Earth nobody else has.
13 May 2012, 10:33 PM ET
A 42 foot space rock (asteroid 2012 JU) flew about 118,000 miles away from the Earth on May 13, 2012 (about half the distance from Earth to the Moon - 238,855 mi.). This time-lapsed and looped video shows the asteroid's orbit as it passes Earth.
09 May 2012, 01:07 PM ET
The satellite has snapped stunning views of Earth from space.
08 May 2012, 11:03 AM ET
The image shows the 70-million-year-old Ouarkziz Crater in Algeria.
08 May 2012, 10:13 AM ET
Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers snapped amazing photos of the May 5 "supermoon" from the International Space Station.
08 May 2012, 06:07 AM ET
See incredible images of Earth taken by Dutch astronaut André Kuipers from the International Space Station.
04 May 2012, 12:04 PM ET
Starting from the surface of the morning star and ending with a view from above Earth. The transit will become reality for human eyes on June 5, 2012 for the last time until 2117.
30 April 2012, 03:58 PM ET
From 2000 to 2010, NASA’s Terra satellite measured a 1% drop in cloud height. This could be a naturally occurring defense against global warming. But the study’s period is too short to know for sure. Brit Trogen explains what's next.
26 April 2012, 10:21 AM ET
India's radar surveillance satellite Risat 1 is designed to meet national security needs.
24 April 2012, 01:29 PM ET
Ireland and the UK glow beneath the sunrise and the Aurora Borealis in this space wallpaper from the International Space Station.
21 April 2012, 01:43 PM ET
Show how you think NASA science has changed how we look at our home.
20 April 2012, 01:06 PM ET
Satellites see greening of trees.
17 April 2012, 02:52 PM ET
Astronaut image shows glow of Russian capital at night.
04 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
A rotating cast of temporary minimoons join the iconic body beloved by poets and romantics.
03 April 2012, 11:41 AM ET
The photo shows the southern lights and New Zealand below two Russian spaceships.
30 March 2012, 10:09 AM ET
Dutch astronaut André Kuipers is taking Earth Hour into space.