The Schiaparelli basin on Mars, named for an Italian astronomer, is surrounded by many impact craters and several of them intersect the northwester rim of the feature.
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft speeds over the surface of the Red Planet on its mission in one artist's conception.
Dione, one of Saturn's larger moons, orbits across the face of the planet with Saturn's unilluminated rings crossing the planet's middle.
Astronaut Scott Kelly captured this inspiring image of an early morning aurora from the International Space Station.
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft orbits Mars before entering the atmosphere and touching down on the Red Planet, as seen in this artist's conception.
This fantastic space wallpaper depicts what one artist envisions as the scene when SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft lands on Mars.
This stunning space wallpaper shows the possible appearance of the planet Kepler-452b, the first near-Earth-size world discovered in the habitable zone of star similar to our sun.
This spectacular space wallpaper shows the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite's first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth, taken from one million miles away on July 6, 2015.
The smoky black silhouette in this gorgeous space wallpaper is part of a large, sparse cloud of partially ionized hydrogen — an HII region — known as Gum 15.