Scientific Wonders

First Light

Discover how an X-ray telescope has revolutionized astronomy and our understanding of the universe. A scientific and engineering marvel, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has spent two decades (so far) exploring […]

Operation Earth: Wildfires

When it comes to wildfires, NASA leverages its unique perspective from space to formulate predictive analysis, contribute to active fire monitoring, and assist in post-fire recovery and rehabilitation. Using 2017’s […]

NASA Explorers: The New Normal

As the planet warms, fire seasons burn year-round and more areas are becoming flammable. NASA Explorers are studying how fires are changing with the climate and tracking how landscapes change […]


OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return

Watch a spacecraft deliver an asteroid sample to Earth! Our OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security–Regolith Explorer) spacecraft is approaching Earth, and on Sept. 24, 2023, it released […]

Hubble: The Great Space Telescope

This documentary celebrates not only the scientific and technological achievements of this telescope, but also the human spirit that’s helped to keep it up and operational for all these years. […]