Category: Photo of the Day

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Palm Bay Police Department’s K9 Archer Celebrates National Sunglasses Day

Even Palm Bay Police Department’s K9 Archer knows the importance of wearing sunglasses in Florida. National Sunglasses Day was created to help raise awareness of the importance of wearing sunglasses to protect the eyes from the sun’s harsh ultraviolet (UV) rays. […]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: SpaceX Crew Dragon Approaches the International Space Station

This image shows the Dragon Endeavour approaching the International Space Station on May 31, 2020, over part of southwestern Turkey—including the coastal city of Demre (gray area below the spacecraft)—in the background. Dragon Endeavour docked successfully with the ISS about nineteen hours after reaching orbit. […]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: We’re Back in the Human Launch Business on the Space Coast

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft launched from Launch Complex 39A on NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley onboard, at 3:22 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: NASA’s Juno Mission Captures High-Altitude Hazes on Jupiter During Close Approach

NASA’s Juno mission captured this look at Jupiter’s tumultuous northern regions during the spacecraft’s close approach to the planet on Feb. 17, 2020. Some notable features in this view are the long, thin bands that run through the center of the image from top to bottom. Juno has observed these long streaks since its first close pass by Jupiter in 2016. […]