NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is spending a year in space and his daily stream of photos continue to inspire. This one is from day 180 and shows Italy at night, illuminated by the moon.
A ferrofluid (portmanteau of ferromagnetic and fluid) is a liquid that becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field. It was invented in 1963 by NASA’s Steve Papell
It’s the first food ever grown, harvested and eaten in space by NASA crew members.
The same side of the moon always faces Earth but this view was captured by a NASA satellite one million miles away.
He also had to fill out a travel voucher form for the historic mission.
Pluto sends a breathtaking farewell to New Horizons. Backlit by the sun, Pluto’s atmosphere rings its silhouette like a luminous halo.
Astronaut Scott Kelly shows us what the beautiful city of Barcelona looks like from the International Space Station.