Wallpapers
04 May 2012, 05:59 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper, the Great Nebula in Carina itself spans about 30 light years, lies about 7,500 light years away, and can be seen with a small telescope toward the constellation of Keel (Carina).
04 May 2012, 04:59 PM ET
Images from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer reveal an old star in the throes of a fiery outburst, spraying the cosmos with dust in this cool space wall in this cool space wallpaper.
04 May 2012, 04:26 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, three planets whip around a star in less than two days, with the closest planet taking less than half a day.
30 April 2012, 01:27 PM ET
When the panorama was taken, the Moon was lying close to the centre of the Milky Way in the sky, its light bathing the antennas in an eerie night-time glow in this amazing space wallpaper.
30 April 2012, 01:14 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), is seen as it flies near the Empire State Building, Friday, April 27, 2012, in New York.
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.
19 April 2012, 11:07 AM ET
The space shuttle Discovery is suspended from a sling held by two cranes shortly after the NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) was pushed back from underneath at Washington Dulles International Airport in this amazing space wallpaper.
17 April 2012, 10:35 PM ET
In this cool space wallpaper, the camera was pointing toward Enceladus at approximately 120,000 kilometers away.
17 April 2012, 03:10 AM ET
In this space wallpaper,Rover makes progress on long trek to Endeavour Crater.
11 April 2012, 04:55 PM ET
An artist's impression of the dust surrounding the red giant star in this space wallpaper.
09 April 2012, 12:25 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, Abell 33 is a planetary nebula in the constellation Hydra.
03 April 2012, 11:15 AM ET
Star trails are created as the Earth rotates on its axis, with the center being close to either Polaris, the north star, or the Southern Cross in this stunning space wallpaper.
27 March 2012, 05:58 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper shows Cassini spacecraft looks toward the dark side of Saturn's largest moon as a circle of light is produced by sunlight scattering through the periphery of Titan's atmosphere.
23 March 2012, 04:58 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, a runaway planet zooms through interstellar space.
23 March 2012, 04:58 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, a runaway planet zooms through interstellar space.
22 March 2012, 10:56 AM ET
This stunning space wallpaper from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows an interior wall and southern terrace of Marcia crater on Vesta.
16 March 2012, 06:20 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, European lights seen by André Kuipers from space.
14 March 2012, 11:43 AM ET
An exquisite photo of Earth's horizon taken from the International Space Station reveals the glimmer of daybreak on one side, offset by dazzling auroras over the planet's South Pole region on the other in this amazing space wallpaper.
08 March 2012, 11:15 AM ET
This cool space wallpaper shows a massive, young stellar grouping, called R136, is only a few million years old and resides in the 30 Doradus Nebula, a turbulent star-birth region in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.
08 March 2012, 10:55 AM ET
A towering dust devil, casts a serpentine shadow over the Martian surface in this space wallaper acquired by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
07 March 2012, 10:22 AM ET
In this space wallpaper, sunlight reflects off the Earth and shines upon the moon, gaining the name "earthshine."
05 March 2012, 04:14 PM ET
This stunning space wallpaper reveals the natural-color image of the galaxies was taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and with the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope in Hawaii.
29 February 2012, 01:59 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket blasts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Feb. 24, 2012, with the U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System-1 (MUOS-1) satellite.
29 February 2012, 01:42 PM ET
Called Omega Centauri, the sparkling orb of stars is like a miniature galaxy in this space wallpaper.
29 February 2012, 01:09 PM ET
Large metropolitan areas and other easily recognizable sites from the Virginia/Maryland/Washington, D.C. area are visible in the image that spans almost to Rhode Island in this amazing space wallpaper.
17 February 2012, 05:34 PM ET
Southeastern USA at night is featured in this space wallpaper photographed by an Expedition 30 crew member on the International Space Station.
17 February 2012, 12:35 PM ET
The dusty tendril is more than 10 light-years long in this amazing desktop wallpaper.
13 February 2012, 03:32 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper shows a broad panorama of the Carina Nebula, a region of massive star formation in the southern skies, was taken in infrared light. Image released February 8, 2012.
08 February 2012, 04:25 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, ESO’s Very Large Telescope has delivered the most detailed infrared image of the Carina Nebula stellar nursery taken so far.
26 January 2012, 04:39 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, NASA's Kepler space observatory discovered a wealth of planets around 11 distant stars.
26 January 2012, 02:14 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper shows photosynthesizing micro-organisms called phytoplankton created the figure 8 in the south Atlantic Ocean.
25 January 2012, 02:36 PM ET
A 'Blue Marble' image of the Earth taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA's most recently launched Earth-observing satellite - Suomi NPP in this amazing space wallpaper.