• Color-Coded Clues | Space Wallpaper

    Color-Coded Clues | Space Wallpaper

    February 11, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper combines a photograph of seasonal dark flows on a Martian slope with a grid of colors based on data collected by a mineral-mapping spectrometer observing the same area. Image released Feb. 10, 2014.
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  • Impact Flood | Space Wallpaper

    Impact Flood | Space Wallpaper

    February 10, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This vivid space wallpaper shows a region of the planet’s northern hemisphere known as Hephaestus Fossae – after the Greek god of fire – that was imaged by the high-resolution stereo camera on ESA’s Mars Express orbiter on Dec. 28, 2007.
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  • Slopes and Shores | Space Wallpaper

    Slopes and Shores | Space Wallpaper

    February 07, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This north-looking space wallpaper, acquired on Jan. 4, 2014, by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft, shows the Sochi Olympic Park Coastal Cluster in Russia.
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  • Blue Impact | Space Wallpaper

    Blue Impact | Space Wallpaper

    February 06, 2014 | Wallpaper

    A dramatic, fresh impact crater on Mars dominates this spectacular space wallpaper taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Nov. 19, 2013.
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  • Faint Threat | Space Wallpaper

    Faint Threat | Space Wallpaper

    February 05, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The faint spot at the center of this space wallpaper from ESO's Very Large Telescope is the Near-Earth Object 2009 FD. It may look insignificant, but there was a possibility that this asteroid would collide with the Earth in the future.
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  • Rainbow of Lunar Transits | Space Wallpaper

    Rainbow of Lunar Transits | Space Wallpaper

    February 04, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper shows a rainbow of lunar transits as seen by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The observatory watches the sun in many different wavelengths of light, which are each colorized in a different color.
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  • Weather Report | Space Wallpaper

    Weather Report | Space Wallpaper

    February 03, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an artist's impression based on the first ever map of the weather on the surface of the nearest brown dwarf to Earth.
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  • Worn Tread | Space Wallpaper

    Worn Tread | Space Wallpaper

    January 31, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The left-front wheel of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows dents and holes in this cool space wallpaper taken during the 469th Martian day, or sol, of the rover's work on Mars (Nov. 30, 2013).
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  • Infrared Eye | Space Wallpaper

    Infrared Eye | Space Wallpaper

    January 30, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows a NASA NEOWISE mission image of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring, which is slated to make a close pass by Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.
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  • Galactic Whirl | Space Wallpaper

    Galactic Whirl | Space Wallpaper

    January 29, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper shows the Whirlpool Galaxy, also known as M51 or NGC 5194, which is one of the most spectacular examples of a spiral galaxy.
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