Flying Through an Aurora: NASA Image of the Day

"European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst posted this photograph taken from the International Space Station to social media on Aug. 29, 2014, writing, "words can't describe how it feels flying through an #aurora. I wouldn't even know where to begin…." Crewmembers on the space station photograph the Earth from their unique point of view located [...]

Hubble Sees Spiral in Serpens: NASA Image of the Day

NASA does this thing called "Image of the Day" and it's very cool. It is something that I look at every day and I figured I'd share... This new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows a beautiful spiral galaxy known as PGC 54493, located in the constellation of Serpens (The Serpent). This galaxy is part [...]