Do you love space? Are you obsessed with the idea of someday you will be moving to Mars? Well then, these out of this world space photos from NASA are for you.
So in this article, we gathered some of the best space photos from NASA, so that we can enjoy and appreciate the huge achievements that humans made so far in regards to space travel and exploration in such a short time.
Old photo from the NASA archives that shows Apollo 14 crew touching down to the moon. Commander Shepard stands next to the Modular Equipment Transporter Feb, 5 1971
NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore on a spacewalk outside the ISS preparing the station for future commercial crew space missions
NASA engineer Terry Virts outside of the ISS on a serious of three spacewalks being conducted in just eight days
Curiosity Rover takes a self-portrait at ‘Mojave’ site on Mount Sharp on the surface of Mars. The scene combines dozens of images taken to get a full 360 degree view
Hawaii from space. A beautiful photo of Hawaii taken by astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. Ready for a vacation.
Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft falls to earth as Expedition 42 returns. The astronauts landed in Kazakhstan March 2015
Another photo of the Soyuz spacecraft falling through the clouds as it makes its descent to Earths surface.
These are the thrusters for the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft. If you are wondering what the most advanced rocket thrusters look like, here it is.
Prototype Solar Electric propulsion system. It will be the propulsion system that will be used to redirect asteroids if one is ever headed our way.
One of the Solar Arrays on the International Space Station. The ISS has a few giant solar arrays that power all of the station’s equipment. The panels expand past the edge of the photo.
The deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope April 25, 1990. This is the telescope responsible for some of the most astronomical discoveries of the century
Using special high-tech NASA imagery, NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft captures detailed images of minerals on the surface of Mercury.
NASA Shuttle Discovery Lands following the deployment of the Hubble Telescope
One of NASA’s ten-engine electric plane prototype. NASA has been experimenting heavily with automated all-electric airplanes.
One of the high-tech mirrors used on the new James Webb Space Telescope, it is being cleaned with carbon dioxide snow so it won’t get scratched
Photo of record-setting spacewalk in 1992 where three astronauts captured the Intelsat VI satellite and docked it inside the space shuttle.
Astronaut Scott Kelly (left) and Terry Virts (right) work on a Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly inside the station’s Japanese Experiment Module.
Inside view of one of NASA’s Space Vacuum Chamber. Here they are testing electron propulsion and power systems.
Image shows Hubbard Glacier heating up in July 2014
Equipment and data sent back from SpinSat returns to earth. This marks 6 successful resupply missions performed by SpaceX.
Photo of the very first ‘untethered’ spacewalk. NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless floats around space with just his trusty thruster pack
NASA released this photo for the 4th of July 2015. Celebrating being American and being in space because that is super bad-ass
Sally Ride was the first American woman to fly to space. This photo is of the space shuttle ‘Challenger’ launched from Kennedy Space Center in 1983 with Sally aboard
Advanced imagery from NASA shows a mid-level solar flare on the suns surface (right edge) captured June 25, 2015
This is the Delta II launch vehicle that is carrying NASA’s Opportunity Rover. The rover landed on Mars in 2004 and it communicated until June 10 2018, when after constant dust storms on Mars, the Opportunity rover entered hibernation.
This photo using NASA NuSTAR image technology shows the most active regions of the sun, represented by the bright white spots
Photos show the Chandra X-ray Observatory satellite right before it was released from the space shuttle on this NASA mission July 1999.
An up close and personal image of the moons surface from the International Space Station.
Algae Bloom in Lake St. Clair around the western side of the Great Lake Erie. Landsat 8 satellite captured this image mid summer
Hubble Space Telescope Image of the center of the Lagoon Nebula. A star-forming region filled with intense hot solar winds, swirling funnels of gas, and pitch black space dust.
Scott Kelly took this photo of western United States from the ISS. It was a stormy night, you can tell by all those bright white thunderstorms.
This is what the cockpit looks like on new modern space shuttles. All decked out with most high-tech software, sensors, and computer assistance
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