Wallpapers

  • Onward ISON | Space Wallpaper

    Onward ISON | Space Wallpaper

    November 19, 2013 | Wallpaper

    Comet ISON shows off its tail in this spectacular space wallpaper taken on Nov. 19, 2013, using a 14-inch telescope located at the Marshall Space Flight Center.
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  • Calm Before Lift Off | Space Wallpaper

    Calm Before Lift Off | Space Wallpaper

    November 19, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This beautiful space wallpaper shows the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft onboard at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41, on Nov. 17.
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  • Galactic Cauldron | Space Wallpaper

    Galactic Cauldron | Space Wallpaper

    November 18, 2013 | Wallpaper

    As galaxies speed through gigantic cauldrons, they occasionally jumble the gas and forge it into lop-sided shapes. An example is revealed in this space wallpaper, which is a composite image of the galaxy group NGC 5044.
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  • Hottest Place on Earth | Space Wallpaper

    Hottest Place on Earth | Space Wallpaper

    November 15, 2013 | Wallpaper

    The Dasht-e Lut salt desert in southeast Iran is captured in this stunning space wallpaper. The desert is often called the ‘hottest place on Earth’ as satellites measured record surface temperatures there for several years.
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  • Our Ever-Evolving Host | Space Wallpaper

    Our Ever-Evolving Host | Space Wallpaper

    November 14, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This beautiful space wallpaper is a photo illustration based on a Hubble Space Telescope survey of evolving Milky Way-type galaxies. The current night sky is dominated by the white glow of myriad middle-aged stars along the lane of the Milky Way.
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  • Welcome to the Universe! | Space Wallpaper

    Welcome to the Universe! | Space Wallpaper

    November 13, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This amazing space wallpaper reveals the throes of stellar birth, as never before, in the well-studied object known as HH 46/47. The image is the result of combined observations from the Spitzer Space Telescope and ALMA in Chile.
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  • Super Star Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    Super Star Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    November 11, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This cool space wallpaper from the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory shows the remarkable super star cluster Westerlund 1. This exceptionally bright cluster lies in the southern constellation of Ara (The Altar).
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  • Bright-Eyed Neighbor | Space Wallpaper

    Bright-Eyed Neighbor | Space Wallpaper

    November 08, 2013 | Wallpaper

    Shining brightly in this space wallpaper by the Hubble Space Telescope is our closest stellar neighbor: Proxima Centauri. Proxima Centauri lies in the constellation of Centaurus (the Centaur), just over four light-years from Earth.
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  • Carrying the Torch | Space Wallpaper

    Carrying the Torch | Space Wallpaper

    November 07, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This spectacular space wallpaper shows the Soyuz TMA-11M rocket as it launches toward space carrying the Olympic torch and the new Expedition 38 crew for the International Space Station on Nov. 7, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
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  • Fiery Finish | Space Wallpaper

    Fiery Finish | Space Wallpaper

    November 06, 2013 | Wallpaper

    The European Space Agency’s ATV-4 spacecraft, an unmanned supply ship, burns up over an uninhabited stretch of the Pacific Ocean on Nov. 2, 2013 in this spectacular space wallpaper captured by an astronaut on the International Space Station.
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