Space Image of the Day Gallery (October 2015)

Beneath the Hunter's Savage Moon

Ricardo Rodriguez @Richirod

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015: Astrophotographer Ricardo Rodriguez sent in a photo of the full moon of October, known as the "Hunter's Moon," taken on Oct. 27, 2015, in Quintana Roo, Mexico.

— Tom Chao

Back on the Grid

Scott Kelly (via Twitter as @StationCDRKelly)

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted a self-portrait taken during a spacewalk on Oct. 28, 2015. He wrote: "#SpaceWalkSelfie Back on the grid! Great first spacewalk yesterday. Now on to the next one next week. #YearInSpace." Currently he continues to endure his one-year mission in space. [See full coverage.]

— Tom Chao

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