Photos | Air & Space Magazinehttp://www.airspacemag.com/rss/photos/RSS feed for the photosenMon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000"Creepy-Crawly" Tarantula Nebulahttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-01-17/creepy-crawly-tarantula-nebula/Here's a new wonderful image from the Hubble Space Telescope: This new Hubble image is the best-ever view of a cosmic creepy-crawly known as the Tarantula Nebula, a region full of star clusters, glowing gas, and dark dust. Astronomers are exploring and mapping this nebula as part of the Hubble Tarantula Treasury Project, in a bid to try to understand its starry anatomy.Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:00:00 +0000Firewatching From Spacehttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-05/firewatching-space/A fire burns in Grampians National Park in Australia on January 19, 2014. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:58:32 +0000Crashing Into Marshttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-06/crashing-mars/The NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter team released this image on February 5 showing a spectacular impact crater on Mars. The crater is about 100 feet wide and threw debris more than nine miles away. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000Over the Snowy Pentagonhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-10/over-snowy-pentagon/U.S. Air Force Capt. Philip Gunn participates in a flyover during the internment ceremony of Brig. Gen. Robinson Risner, Jan. 23, 2014, at Arlington National Cemetery. Risner was the Air Force's 20th ace and survived more than seven years of captivity as a prisoner during the Vietnam War. Gunn is a 336th Fighter Squadron weapons system officer assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. (Caption by U.S. Air Force)Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000The U.S., One Strip at a Timehttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-12/us-one-strip-time/The NASA and USGS-run Landsat 8 satellite has been in orbit for a year, and the science team has been compiling this image of the U.S. to test its data. The satellite can cover 115-mile wide strips at a time, and it takes 223 passes over 16 days to image the entire country (it took a few times to get cloudless days). Landsat 8 is the most recent iteration of the Landsat family, at least one of which has been in continual service since 1972. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000WWII Aircraft in Formationhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-14/wwii-aircraft-formation/Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000B-1B Lancer Cockpithttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-17/b-1b-lancer-cockpit/Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000A Space Apple a Dayhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-19/space-apple-day/An Expedition 38 crew member floats his lunch in the cupola of the International Space Station.Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000Thunderbolt in Shelterhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-21/thunderbolt-shelter/An A-10 Thunderbolt II waits out a foggy morning at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Michigan. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000Piper Super Cub in Gisborne, New Zealandhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-24/piper-super-cub-gisborne-new-zealand/Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000Lakes on Titanhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-26/lakes-titan/Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000Last One Out With the Sunhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-02-28/last-one-out-sun/Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000A Superior Freezehttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-03/superior-freeze/An image from NASA's Aqua satellite shows the Great Lakes 80.3% frozen on February 19, 2014.Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000Air Force B-29 "FIFI" at Wiley Post Airporthttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-05/air-force-b-29-fifi-wiley-post-airport/Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000Static-Cling Crab Nebulahttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-07/static-cling-crab-nebula/Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000Traveling over Turkey by Balloonhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-10/traveling-over-turkey-balloon/Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000Team AeroDynamix over Augusta, Georgiahttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-12/team-aerodynamix-over-augusta-georgia/Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000Proto-Planet Flowhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-14/proto-planet-flow/NASA's Dawn mission spotted a carter on the asteroid Vesta that had flow structures, indicated here in blue and red. Scientists don't know their origin yet, but they'll continue to study the data that Dawn sent back during its year in orbit around the proto-planet. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000Joshua Tree Star Trailshttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-17/joshua-tree-star-trails/Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000B-17 Flying Fortress http://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-19/b-17-flying-fortress/Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000Spring in Japanhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-21/spring-japan/Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000Stars Over the Trona Pinnacleshttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-24/stars-over-trona-pinnacles/Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000Alaskan Aurorahttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-26/alaskan-aurora/Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000SUMO on the Snowhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-28/sumo-snow/Scientists studying the Antarctic atmosphere use small radio-controlled planes, like the Small Unmanned Meteorological Observer (SUMO), above, which has a wingspan of just over 30 inches. Read more about flying UAVs around the south pole for science in this <a href="http://antarcticsun.usap.gov/science/contenthandler.cfm?id=3000">March 2014 article</a> in The Antarctic Sun.Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000Swirling Protoplanetary Dusthttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-03-31/swirling-protoplanetary-dust/Dust orbits a young star in a protoplanetary disk. This composition image from the ALMA observatory in Chile shows the various concentrations of material, which could help in learning how planets form around a star. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000Thunderbird Fly-byhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-04-02/thunderbird-fly-/The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly-by the Las Vegas Motor Speedway at the start of a NASCAR race in March 2014.Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000Floatplane Livinghttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-04-04/floatplane-living/A Cessna floats on Lake Hood in Anchorage, Alaska.Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000Station Simulator Traininghttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-04-07/station-simulator-training/NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, who arrived at the International Space Station in late March as part of Expedition 39, works through an exercise in 2013 in the Cupola trainer at Johnson Space Center. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000Texan Aerobaticshttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-04-09/texan-aerobatics/The Aeroshell Aerobatic Team performing in their AT-6 Texans.Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000Night EVAhttp://www.airspacemag.com/photo-of-the-day/2014-04-14/night-eva/Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins perform a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Christmas Eve, 2013. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000