NASA’s OSIRIS-REX spacecraft collected rock and dirt samples from the asteroid Bennu, but it appears to be losing some of what it grabbed.
The first images from NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft after it briefly landed an asteroid buoyed hopes that the probe collected enough samples to meet the mission’s goal for return to Earth. Watch principal investigator Dante Lauretta describe the imagery.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Touches Down on Asteroid Bennu for Historic Sample Collection
On International Day of Women & Girls in Science we remember the "Mother of Hubble," Nancy Grace Roman, who passed away in December at the age of 93. Despite discouragement, she studied math & science and became NASA’s 1st chief astronomer. #WomenInScience
Cameras outside the space station captured these views of rapidly intensifying #HurricaneDorian at 12:18pm ET on August 30 as it churned over the Atlantic Ocean. For more on NASA’s coverage of #Dorian , visit: .
In the #AmazonRainforest , fire season has arrived. The MODIS instrument on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this images of several fires burning in the Brazilian states of Rondônia, Amazonas, Pará, and Mato Grosso on August 11, 2019.
Celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth ! was NASA’s first Hispanic woman astronaut and is the first Hispanic director of