Photo Essays

NASA's New Mars Rover 'Curiosity'

Photos from inside the Jet Propulsion Laboratory where technicians and engineers tested the vehicle at the center of NASA's next mission to Mars.

NASA's Great Moonbuggy Race

An annual competition challenges students to design and build vehicles that address the same problems faced by the scientists who created the original Apollo...

Patterns of Mars

A high-resolution camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures the abstract beauty of the Martian landscape

Journey to Saturn

NASA guided its Cassini spacecraft within 30 miles of one of the ringed planet's moons

The X-48B

NASA, Boeing and the U.S. Air Force are teaming up to develop a Blended-Wing Body aircraft for the military

Photos: Striking New Images of Mercury

NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry and Ranging mission (MESSENGER) delivers striking images of the surface of the planet closest to the sun...