Wallpapers
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.
23 January 2012, 04:44 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, Dragon is a free-flying, reusable spacecraft being developed by SpaceX under NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program.
20 January 2012, 07:09 AM ET
This cool space wallpaper shows the Gemini Observatory which consists of twin 8.1-meter diameter optical/infrared telescopes located on two of the best observing sites on the planet.
19 January 2012, 10:22 AM ET
In this space wallpaper, DARPA’s Galileo program seeks to bridge the precision fiber optic controls and long-baseline astronomical interferometry technical communities to enable imaging of objects in GEO faster than is possible today.
11 January 2012, 05:13 PM ET
The Milky Way above the dome of the Danish 1.54-metre telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile in this amazing space wallpaper.
11 January 2012, 04:37 PM ET
Planets around stars are the rule rather than the exception in this space wallpaper.
11 January 2012, 04:24 PM ET
This stunning space wallpaper reveals that astronomers have discovered the three smallest alien planets yet, including one that's just the size of Mars.
06 January 2012, 03:41 PM ET
Multiple images of the International Space Station flying over the Houston area have been combined into one composite image in this space wallpaper.
04 January 2012, 12:27 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) shows high sunlight reflecting off the moon's Aristarchus crater.
03 January 2012, 03:18 PM ET
This space wallpaper from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows infant stars "hatching" in the head of the hunter constellation, Orion.
29 December 2011, 02:46 AM ET
In this space wallpaper, an airplane appears unusually large against the smallest full moon of the year.
27 December 2011, 01:34 PM ET
This stunning space wallpaper shows a close up of toward the south polar region of Saturn's largest moon, Titan.
21 December 2011, 02:42 PM ET
On 19 December 2011, the launch vehicle for the PromISSe Mission was transferred from the Assembly and Testing Facility to the launch site in this cool space wallpaper.
20 December 2011, 04:54 PM ET
In this cool space wallpaper, NASA's Kepler mission has discovered the first Earth-size planets orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system.
20 December 2011, 04:35 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, NASA's Kepler mission has discovered the first Earth-size planets orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system.
20 December 2011, 04:18 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, NASA's Kepler mission discovered the new found planets, called Kepler-20e and Kepler-20f.
15 December 2011, 01:19 PM ET
The bipolar star-forming region, called Sharpless 2-106, or S106 for short, looks like a soaring, celestial snow angel in this cool space wallpaper.
13 December 2011, 11:00 AM ET
This cool space wallpaper reveals an artist's concept shows NASA's Dawn spacecraft orbiting the giant asteroid Vesta. The depiction of Vesta is based on images obtained by Dawn's framing cameras.
12 December 2011, 10:43 AM ET
This composite photo of the total lunar eclipse was taken Dec. 10 by skywatcher Amy Van Artsdalen outside San Francisco in this amazing space wallpaper.