In Spring 2015, images of the Acidalia Planitia region of Mars captured by the HiRISe camera, giving writers of "The Martian" inspiration for their big screen adventure to the Red Planet.
In the mid-1990s, the Galileo spacecraft, on its way to the Jupiter system, captured this mind-blowing image of asteroid 243 Ida and its moon, Dactyl.
Just like Earth, Jupiter's magnetic field channels charged solar particles to the poles which creates brilliant light shows called aurorae.
Almost 4 million miles in the distance, Jupiter, the Great Red Spot and three of the Jovian moons wait patiently for Juno to arrive.
During his six-month mission aboard the International Space Station, ESA astronaut Tim Peake captured a photo of a large iceberg from the Weddell Sea.
Deep in space Einstein's theory is proven right again with this image of two galaxies forming an Einstein Ring.
UGC 4879 lies 2.3 million light-years from its closest neighbor, offering a rare opportunity for astronomers to study star formation untouched by interactions with other galaxies.
It may have lost its status as a planet, but Pluto still offers much to space explorers.
From the ISS, ESA astronaut Tim Peake photographed the clear skies and building clouds over Europe.
A first-rate example of a barred spiral galaxy, NGC 4394 rests some 55 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Coma Berenices.
From French Guiana, a Europeanized Russian Soyuz rocket released two European Galileo satellites into orbit on May 24.
Could this be evidence of alien invasion or simply a really cool angle of an antimatter experimentation on Earth?
The blue haze seen around Pluto may be caused by sunlight-initiated chemical reactions between nitrogen and methane, leading to dusty particles in the atmosphere.
At 2,300 light-years from Earth in the Constellation Monoceros, the Red Rectangle presents an uncommon sight.
In a composite, false-color image snapped by Cassini in 2007, Saturn glows in unearthly colors.
The magnetic field of the sun reaches for the Earth through this large coronal hole in March of 2016.
Erosion across Mars' face due to blowing winds has created many interesting features on the Red Planet.