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Nude bust of girl singing with animation (Le Chant) (one of a pair of designs for box-covers)

Nude bust of girl singing with animation (Le Chant) (one of a pair of ...

Alexandre-Louis-Marie Charpentier (French, Paris 1856–1909 Neuilly)

An introduction: Gay moments of logic, Jerry, Tom and Corinthian Kate
Animation, owned by Loula Long Combs
First international tournée of animation

First international tournée of animation

Artist: Paul Showalter. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. K82. 1970

ANIMATION CELL, NASA Technology Images

ANIMATION CELL, NASA Technology Images

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 5/15/1980 Photographer: DANIEL LAITY Keywords: Larsen Scan Photographs Relating to Agency Activities, Facilities and Personnel

A top view of a 3D-video animation illustrating a C-17A Globemaster III on a humanitarian airdrop. The containers are placed onboard the C-17A and airdropped on October 7th over eastern Afghanistan as part of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. Relief packets are shown as they move away and disperse from the aircraft. This animation simulation was created with Lightwave software to brief Air Force and DoD commanders and released to the media to demonstrate how the operation works. Video animation photo by SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Erich Fink

A top view of a 3D-video animation illustrating a C-17A Globemaster II...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Major Command Sho... More

Still image of a 3D-video animation illustrating the C-17A Globemaster III on a humanitarian airdrop. The containers are placed onboard the C-17A and airdropped October 7th over eastern Afghanistan as part of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. The C-17 nose raises approximately 7 degrees prior to opening the rear cargo doors. This animation simulation was created with Lightwave software to brief Air Force and DoD commanders and released to the media to demonstrate how the operation works. Video animation photo by SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Erich Fink

Still image of a 3D-video animation illustrating the C-17A Globemaster...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Major Command Sho... More

Close-up still image of a 3D-video animation illustrating a humanitarian airdrop. The containers are placed onboard a C-17A Globemaster III and airdropped October 7th over eastern Afghanistan as part of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. This animation simulation was created with Lightwave software to brief Air Force and DoD commanders and released to the media to demonstrate how the operation works. Video animation photo by SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Erich Fink

Close-up still image of a 3D-video animation illustrating a humanitari...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Major Command Sho... More

A Macromedia Flash animation that depicts the F-15 Eagle. US Air Force (USAF) Animation by USAF Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Robert A. Talenti

A Macromedia Flash animation that depicts the F-15 Eagle. US Air Force...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: RAF Lakenheath State: Suffolk Country: United Kingdom (GBR) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Rel... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA.  -  A popular exhibit at the KSC Visitor Complex, the Mad Mission to Mars 2025, seen beyond the crossover, is a live-action stage show that combines stereoscopic 3-D computer animation and spectacular theatrical effects.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A popular exhibit at the KSC Visitor Co...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A popular exhibit at the KSC Visitor Complex, the Mad Mission to Mars 2025, seen beyond the crossover, is a live-action stage show that combines stereoscopic 3-D computer animatio... More

Spirit Rises to the Occasion (Animation)

Spirit Rises to the Occasion (Animation)

This frame from an animation strings together images from the rover's front hazard avoidance camera taken during the stand-up process of the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. The first frame shows the rover's whee... More

Grooving in Trenchtown computer animation

Grooving in Trenchtown computer animation

Grooving in Trenchtown computer animation NASA/JPL

The Evolution of a Planet-Forming Disk Artist Concept Animation

The Evolution of a Planet-Forming Disk Artist Concept Animation

This frame from an animation shows the evolution of a planet-forming disk around a star. Initially, the young disk is bright and thick with dust, providing raw materials for building planets. In the first 10 mi... More

Fires of Galactic Youth Artist Animation

Fires of Galactic Youth Artist Animation

This artist's animation shows a typical young galaxy, teeming with hot, newborn stars and exploding supernovas. The supernovas are seen as white flashes of light. NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer spotted three... More

Spirit Drive Animation, Sols 365 to 390

Spirit Drive Animation, Sols 365 to 390

Spirit Drive Animation, Sols 365 to 390 NASA/JPL

Aura Microwave Limb Sounder Animation Illustrating the Interaction Between   Temperatures and Chemicals Involved in Ozone Destruction, 2004-2005 Arctic Winter

Aura Microwave Limb Sounder Animation Illustrating the Interaction Bet...

This still from an animation created from data from the Microwave Limb Sounder instrument on NASA Aura spacecraft depicts the complex interaction of chemicals involved in the destruction of ozone during the 200... More

Journey to a Comet Animation

Journey to a Comet Animation

This image from an animation shows comet Tempel 1 as seen through the clear filter of the medium resolution imager camera on NASA Deep Impact. NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

Land of Three Suns Artist Concept Animation

Land of Three Suns Artist Concept Animation

This frame from an artist animation shows the view from a hypothetical moon in orbit around the first known planet to reside in a tight-knit triple-star system. HD 188553 Ab is a gas giant planet, about 1.14 ti... More

AIRS Storm Front Approaching California animation

AIRS Storm Front Approaching California animation

NASA Atmospheric Infrared Sounder instrument is able to peel back cloud cover to reveal 3-D structure of a storm water vapor content, information that can be used to improve weather forecast models. NASA/JPL/GS... More

Enceladus Animation - NASA Cassini Huygens images

Enceladus Animation - NASA Cassini Huygens images

This frame from an animation shows the Cassini spacecraft approaching Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. It shows the highest resolution images obtained of the moon's surface. This is followed by a depiction of Satur... More

Three Years of Monitoring Mars Atmospheric Dust Animation

Three Years of Monitoring Mars Atmospheric Dust Animation

Three Years of Monitoring Mars Atmospheric Dust Animation NASA/JPL/ASU

Five Years of Monitoring Mars Daytime Surface Temperatures Animation

Five Years of Monitoring Mars Daytime Surface Temperatures Animation

Five Years of Monitoring Mars Daytime Surface Temperatures Animation NASA/JPL/ASU

Three Views of Saturn Animation

Three Views of Saturn Animation

Three Views of Saturn Animation NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Tethys Meets Dione Animation - NASA Tethys images

Tethys Meets Dione Animation - NASA Tethys images

Tethys Meets Dione Animation NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Huygens Landing Site Animation - NASA Titan images

Huygens Landing Site Animation - NASA Titan images

Huygens Landing Site Animation ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/Space Science Institute

Rhea Eclipses Dione Animation, NASA Cassini Huygens images of Rhea

Rhea Eclipses Dione Animation, NASA Cassini Huygens images of Rhea

This animation show two crescent moons dance around Saturn as far-off Dione slips behind its sibling moon Rhea NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Spacecraft -- Capsule Separation Animation - NASA satellite images

Spacecraft -- Capsule Separation Animation - NASA satellite images

This animation shows the return capsule separating from the Stardust spacecraft. NASA/JPL

Rehearsal: Sample Canister in Cleanroom Animation

Rehearsal: Sample Canister in Cleanroom Animation

This movie shows rehearsal of the initial processing of the sample return capsule when it is taken to a temporary cleanroom at Utah Test and Training Range. NASA/JPL

Rehearsal: Infrared Views of Landing and Retrieval Animation

Rehearsal: Infrared Views of Landing and Retrieval Animation

This video shows images taken through infrared range cameras during a recovery simulation at the Utah Test and Training Range on Dec 13, 2005. Infrared cameras will track the landing. NASA/JPL

Entry, Descent, Landing Animation Animation

Entry, Descent, Landing Animation Animation

This animation illustrates the path the Stardust return capsule will follow once it enters Earth atmosphere. NASA/JPL

Spacecraft Trajectory Animation - NASA satellite images

Spacecraft Trajectory Animation - NASA satellite images

This animation illustrates the orbit path of NASA Stardust spacecraft. NASA/JPL

Huygens Landing Site Revisited Animation - Artist Concept

Huygens Landing Site Revisited Animation - Artist Concept

This is an artist interpretation of the area surrounding Huygens landing site, based on images and data returned Jan. 14, 2005. The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space A... More

Smokin Hot Galaxy animation, JPL/NASA images

Smokin Hot Galaxy animation, JPL/NASA images

This infrared image from NASA Spitzer Space Telescope shows a galaxy that appears to be sizzling hot, with huge plumes of smoke swirling around it. The galaxy is known as Messier 82 or the Cigar galaxy. IRAC im... More

Stars Cant Spin Out of Control Artist Animation

Stars Cant Spin Out of Control Artist Animation

This artist concept demonstrates how a dusty planet-forming disk can slow down a whirling young star, essentially saving the star from spinning itself to death. Evidence for this phenomenon comes from NASA Spit... More

Silicon Valley FIRST Regional Robotics competition:  Evolution Team 1834 - NASA/Google/NASA Robotics Education FIRST Spnsorship program/San Jose Job Corps/MetroED & SIA Tech , San Jose, California (CA) trouble shooting with the help of Royal Robotrons Team 1070 - California State University, Northridge/Dreamworks Animation skg  Louisville Hight school, Woodlands Hills, California (CA) ARC-2007-ACD07-0049-061

Silicon Valley FIRST Regional Robotics competition: Evolution Team 18...

Silicon Valley FIRST Regional Robotics competition: Evolution Team 1834 - NASA/Google/NASA Robotics Education FIRST Spnsorship program/San Jose Job Corps/MetroED & SIA Tech , San Jose, California (CA) trouble ... More

Two Suns Raise Family of Planetary Bodies Artist Animation

Two Suns Raise Family of Planetary Bodies Artist Animation

This artist image depicts a faraway solar system like our own except for one big difference. Planets and asteroids circle around not one, but two suns. NASA Spitzer Space Telescope found evidence that such sola... More

A Day on Jupiter Animation

A Day on Jupiter Animation

A Day on Jupiter Animation NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute

A Moving Jupiter Global Map Animation

A Moving Jupiter Global Map Animation

A Moving Jupiter Global Map Animation NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute

First Map of Alien World animation

First Map of Alien World animation

This image shows the first-ever map of the surface of an exoplanet, or a planet beyond our solar system. Showing temperature variations across the cloudy tops of a gas giant called HD 189733b, the infrared data... More

How to Map a Very Faraway Planet animation

How to Map a Very Faraway Planet animation

Scientists using NASA Spitzer Space Telescope were able to create the first-ever map of the surface of a planet beyond our solar system. The planet, a hot and cloudy gas giant is called HD 189733b. NASA/JPL-Cal... More

Opportunity Long Road to Victoria Animation

Opportunity Long Road to Victoria Animation

This image maps out the travels of NASA Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, from is landing site at Eagle Crater to the rim of Victoria Crater about six miles 9.7 kilometers away in September of 2006. NASA/JPL/... More

Animation Showing Backshell and Parachute

Animation Showing Backshell and Parachute

This image zooms in on the backshell and parachute, about 300 meters to the south of NASA Phoenix Mars Lander. In the distance, about 9 miles or 15 kilometers away, is a range of hills.. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univer... More

Phoenix Work Area Animation - NASA Mars images

Phoenix Work Area Animation - NASA Mars images

This image from Sol 1 shows a mosaic of NASA Mars Phoenix digging area in the Martian terrain. Phoenix scientists were very pleased with this view as the terrain features few rocks -- an optimal place for diggi... More

Phoenix Lidar Operation Animation - NASA Mars images

Phoenix Lidar Operation Animation - NASA Mars images

This image from NASA Phoenix Mars Lander of the Canadian-built meteorological station lidar, which was successfully activated on Sol 2 by first opening its dust cover, then emitting rapid pulses of light. NASA/... More

Animation of Phoenix Wrist Unlatching

Animation of Phoenix Wrist Unlatching

This image shows what happened underneath NASA Phoenix Mars Lander Robotic Arm wrist on Sol 3. The pin that goes through the loop is what holds the wrist in place. The rotation of the wrist pops the pin free. N... More

Telltale Animation Sol 8 - NASA Mars images

Telltale Animation Sol 8 - NASA Mars images

This image taken by the Stereo Surface Imager aboard NASA Phoenix Mars Lander focuses on items on the deck rather than the workspace or horizon on Sol 8. NASA/JPL-Caltech/University Arizona/Texas A&M University

Telltale Animation Sol 9 - NASA Mars images

Telltale Animation Sol 9 - NASA Mars images

This image taken by the Stereo Surface Imager aboard NASA Phoenix Mars Lander focuses on items on the deck rather than the workspace or horizon on Sol 9. NASA/JPL-Caltech/University Arizona/Texas A&M University

Telltale Animation Sol 9 - NASA Mars images

Telltale Animation Sol 9 - NASA Mars images

This image taken by the Stereo Surface Imager aboard NASA Phoenix Mars Lander focuses on items on the deck rather than the workspace or horizon on Sol 9. NASA/JPL-Caltech/University Arizona/Texas A&M University

Flyover Animation of Phoenix Workspace

Flyover Animation of Phoenix Workspace

This image from an animated flyover of the workspace of NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander’s was taken by the Surface Stereo Imager on Sol 14 June 8, 2008, or the 14th Martian day after landing. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univer... More

Phoenix Animation Looking North - NASA Mars images

Phoenix Animation Looking North - NASA Mars images

Images taken by NASA Phoenix Mars Lander Surface Stereo Imager, combined into a panoramic view looking north from the lander. NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/Texas A&M University

Animation of Panorama of Phoenix Landing Area Looking Southeast

Animation of Panorama of Phoenix Landing Area Looking Southeast

This panorama looks to the southeast and shows rocks casting shadows, polygons on the surface and as the image looks to the horizon, NASA Phoenix Mars Lander backshell gleams in the distance. NASA/JPL-Caltech/U... More

Schematic Animation of Phoenix Microscope Station

Schematic Animation of Phoenix Microscope Station

This image shows the workings of the microscope station of the Microscopy, Electrochemistry and Conductivity Analyzer MECA instrument suite of NASA Phoenix Mars Lander. NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona

Animation of Dodo and Goldilocks Trenches

Animation of Dodo and Goldilocks Trenches

The Surface Stereo Imager on NASA Phoenix Mars Lander recorded this true-color image of the lander Robotic Arm enlarging and combining the two trenches informally named Dodo left and Goldilocks. NASA/JPL-Caltec... More

Snow Queen Animation - NASA Mars images

Snow Queen Animation - NASA Mars images

This image of Snow Queen, was taken by the Robotic Arm Camera RAC aboard NASA Phoenix Mars Lander. NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/Max Planck Institute

TEGA Sample Delivery and Analysis Animation

TEGA Sample Delivery and Analysis Animation

This image shows NASA Phoenix Lander Robotic Arm scoop delivering a sample to the Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer TEGA and how samples are analyzed within the instrument. NASA/JPL/Solar System Visualization Project

Testing of Icy-Soil Sample Delivery in Simulated Martian Conditions Animation

Testing of Icy-Soil Sample Delivery in Simulated Martian Conditions An...

This image shows testing under simulated Mars conditions on Earth in preparation for NASA Phoenix Mars Lander using its robotic arm for delivering a sample to the doors of a laboratory oven. NASA/JPL/Honeybee Robotics

How Phoenix Creates Color Images Animation

How Phoenix Creates Color Images Animation

The Surface Stereo Imager onboard NASA Phoenix Mars Lander captures a scene with three different filters. The images are sent to Earth in black and white and the color is added by mission scientists. NASA/JPL-C... More

Wind-Related Topography in Phoenix Region of Mars Animation

Wind-Related Topography in Phoenix Region of Mars Animation

This image indicated NASA Phoenix Mars Lander landing area on Mars to a topographical map indicating relative elevations in the landing region prior to landing. The elevations could have affected wind patterns ... More

Zenith Movie showing Phoenix Lidar Beam Animation

Zenith Movie showing Phoenix Lidar Beam Animation

A laser beam from the Canadian-built lidar instrument on NASA Phoenix Mars Lander can be seen in this contrast-enhanced image taken by Phoenix Surface Stereo Imager on July 26, 2008, during early Martian mornin... More

Snow White Trench Animation - NASA Mars images

Snow White Trench Animation - NASA Mars images

This image shows the evolution of the trench called Snow White that NASA Phoenix Mars Lander began digging on the 22nd Martian day of the mission after the May 25, 2008, landing. NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of ... More

Full-Circle Color Panorama of Phoenix Lander Deck and Landing Site on Northern Mars, Animation

Full-Circle Color Panorama of Phoenix Lander Deck and Landing Site on ...

This view combines more than 500 images taken after NASA Phoenix Mars Lander arrived on an arctic plain at 68.22 degrees north latitude, 234.25 degrees east longitude on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech/University Arizon... More

Animation of MARDI Instrument - NASA Mars images

Animation of MARDI Instrument - NASA Mars images

This frame from an animation shows a zoom into the Mars Descent Imager MARDI instrument onboard NASA Phoenix Mars Lander. The Phoenix team will soon attempt to use a microphone on the MARDI instrument to captur... More

Animation of TEGA Sample Delivery and Analysis

Animation of TEGA Sample Delivery and Analysis

This frame from an animation shows NASA Phoenix Lander Robotic Arm scoop delivering a sample to the Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer TEGA and how samples are analyzed within the instrument. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Sol... More

Flyover Animation of Becquerel Crater on Mars

Flyover Animation of Becquerel Crater on Mars

This image from NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter MRO is part of simulated flyover showing rhythmic layers of sedimentary rock inside Becquerel crater on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/Solar System... More

New Wheels Animation - NASA Rover images

New Wheels Animation - NASA Rover images

In this image taken from a video clip, NASA Curiosity rover wheels are shown hoisted on a pink crane and moving closer to the rover body. Video is available at the Photojournal. NASA/JPL-Caltech

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Ron Diftler, NASA Robonaut project manager, describes the animation of the dexterous humanoid astronaut helper, Robonaut (R2) to the media.               R2 will fly to the International Space Station aboard space shuttle Discovery on the STS-133 mission. Although it will initially only participate in operational tests, upgrades could eventually allow the robot to realize its true purpose -- helping spacewalking astronauts with tasks outside the space station. Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-4378

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility at NA...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Ron Diftler, NASA Robonaut project manager, describes the animation of the dexterous humanoid astronau... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Ron Diftler, NASA Robonaut project manager, describes the animation of the dexterous humanoid astronaut helper, Robonaut (R2) to the media.               R2 will fly to the International Space Station aboard space shuttle Discovery on the STS-133 mission. Although it will initially only participate in operational tests, upgrades could eventually allow the robot to realize its true purpose -- helping spacewalking astronauts with tasks outside the space station. Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-4379

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility at NA...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Ron Diftler, NASA Robonaut project manager, describes the animation of the dexterous humanoid astronau... More

Animation of Dawn Visit to Vesta

Animation of Dawn Visit to Vesta

This frame from a movie presents a series of animations showing NASA Dawn spacecraft traveling to and operating at the giant asteroid Vesta. NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/PSI and NASA/ESA/STScI/UMd

Trojan Asteroid Shares Orbit with Earth Artist Animation

Trojan Asteroid Shares Orbit with Earth Artist Animation

This artist concept illustrates the first known Earth Trojan asteroid, discovered by NEOWISE, the asteroid-hunting portion of NASA WISE mission. The asteroid is shown in gray and its extreme orbit is shown in g... More

Esperanza Wildfire Animation - NASA satellite images

Esperanza Wildfire Animation - NASA satellite images

This frame is from a visualization of the rapid advance of the Esperanza Fire over the San Jacinto Mountains Riverside County, CA between 11:00 AM and 7:00 PM on October 26, 2006. NASA/JPL-Caltech/US Forest Service

Mount Etna InSAR Time Series Animation

Mount Etna InSAR Time Series Animation

This animation depicts a time-series of ground deformation at Mount Etna Volcano between 1992 and 2001. The deformation results from changes in the volume of a shallow chamber centered approximately 5 km 3 mile... More

Kamoamoa Flow Field Animation, JPL/NASA images

Kamoamoa Flow Field Animation, JPL/NASA images

This frame from an animation, which depicts the growth of the Kamoamoa Flow Field, Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, was generated from a sequence of ten multispectral images acquired between September 3 and 17, 1995. N... More

Lost Hills Subsidence Animation - NASA satellite images

Lost Hills Subsidence Animation - NASA satellite images

This frame from an animation depicts ground subsidence resulting from the extraction of oil. The oil fields are located near the community of Lost Hills, California, approximately 100 km northwest of Bakersfiel... More

Super Earth Reveals Itself to Spitzer Artist Animation

Super Earth Reveals Itself to Spitzer Artist Animation

This artist concept depicts 55 Cancri e as it orbits its star. NASA Spitzer Space Telescope has, for the first time, captured the light emanating from a distant super Earth, a planet more massive than Earth but... More

Dead Star Warps Light of Red Star Artist Animation

Dead Star Warps Light of Red Star Artist Animation

This artist concept depicts an ultra-dense dead star, called a white dwarf, passing in front of a small red star. NASA planet-hunting Kepler was able to detect gravitational lensing by measuring a strangely sub... More

A Race Around Saturn Animation

A Race Around Saturn Animation

This animation depicts the shearing of an initially circular cloud of debris as a result of the particles in the cloud having differing orbital speeds around Saturn. NASA/Cornell

Warm Rivers Play Role in Arctic Sea Ice Melt Animation

Warm Rivers Play Role in Arctic Sea Ice Melt Animation

This frame from a NASA MODIS animation depicts warming sea surface temperatures in the Arctic Beaufort Sea after warm waters from Canada Mackenzie River broke through a shoreline sea ice barrier in summer 2012,... More

HAWTHORNE, Calif. - Animation showing the Dragon V2 spacecraft re-entering Earth's atmosphere plays beside the space during an unveiling ceremony inside SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif. The spacecraft is designed to carry people into Earth's orbit and was developed in partnership with NASA's Commercial Crew Program under the Commercial Crew Integrated Capability agreement. SpaceX is one of NASA's commercial partners working to develop a new generation of U.S. spacecraft and rockets capable of transporting humans to and from Earth's orbit from American soil. Ultimately, NASA intends to use such commercial systems to fly U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis KSC-2014-2726

HAWTHORNE, Calif. - Animation showing the Dragon V2 spacecraft re-ente...

HAWTHORNE, Calif. - Animation showing the Dragon V2 spacecraft re-entering Earth's atmosphere plays beside the space during an unveiling ceremony inside SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif. The spacecraft i... More

A Moon over Pluto Animation

A Moon over Pluto Animation

This animation of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, was taken by NASA New Horizons spacecraft as it raced toward Pluto in July 2014. NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute

NuSTAR Captures the Beat of a Dead Star Animation

NuSTAR Captures the Beat of a Dead Star Animation

The brightest pulsar detected to date is shown in this frame from an animation that flips back and forth between images captured by NASA NuSTAR. A pulsar is a type of neutron star, the leftover core of a star t... More

Beacons of X-ray Light Animation

Beacons of X-ray Light Animation

This image shows a neutron star -- the core of a star that exploded in a massive supernova. This particular neutron star is known as a pulsar because it sends out rotating beams of X-rays that sweep past Earth ... More

Mars Orbiter Observes Comet Siding Spring Animation

Mars Orbiter Observes Comet Siding Spring Animation

This frame from an animated artist rendering begins with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft above Mars. The movie then transitions to a sequence of HiRISE images of the comet taken as it flew past Mars... More

Simulated Flyover of Mars Canyon Map Animation

Simulated Flyover of Mars Canyon Map Animation

This frame from an animation simulates a flyover of a portion of a Martian canyon detailed in a geological map produced by the U.S. Geological Survey and based on observations by the HiRISE camera on NASA Mars ... More

Animation of Ceres, JPL/NASA images

Animation of Ceres, JPL/NASA images

This frame from an animation comes from NASA Dawn spacecraft as it observed Ceres for an hour on Jan. 13, 2015, from a distance of 238,000 miles 383,000 kilometers. http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA... More

Ceres Sharper Than Ever Animation

Ceres Sharper Than Ever Animation

This frame from an animation of the dwarf planet Ceres was made by combining images taken by the Dawn spacecraft on January 25, 2015. These images of Ceres, and they represent the highest-resolution views to da... More

Animation of Ceres on Approach

Animation of Ceres on Approach

This is a frame from an animation showcasing a series of images NASA Dawn spacecraft took on approach to Ceres on Feb. 4, 2015 at a distance of about 90,000 miles 145,000 kilometers from the dwarf planet. http... More

Animation of Ceres, JPL/NASA images

Animation of Ceres, JPL/NASA images

This still from an animation showcases a series of images NASA Dawn spacecraft took on approach to Ceres on Feb. 4, 2015 at a distance of about 90,000 miles 145,000 kilometers from the dwarf planet. NASA/JPL-Ca... More

Animation of Ceres, JPL/NASA images

Animation of Ceres, JPL/NASA images

This still from an animation showcases a series of images NASA Dawn spacecraft took on approach to Ceres on Feb. 4, 2015 at a distance of about 90,000 miles 145,000 kilometers from the dwarf planet. http://pho... More

NASA AIRS Instrument Tracks Transport of Sulfur Dioxide from Chilean Volcanic Eruption Animation

NASA AIRS Instrument Tracks Transport of Sulfur Dioxide from Chilean V...

For the first time in 40 years, the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted on April 22, 2015. The eruption caused airline flight cancellations in Chile, Argentina and Uruguay and the evacuation of approximat... More

Sunset Sequence in Mars Gale Crater Animation

Sunset Sequence in Mars Gale Crater Animation

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover recorded this sequence of views of the sun setting at the close of the mission's 956th Martian day, or sol (April 15, 2015), from the rover's location in Gale Crater. The four image... More

Ceres RC3 Animation, JPL/NASA images

Ceres RC3 Animation, JPL/NASA images

In this closest-yet view of Ceres, the brightest spots within a crater in the northern hemisphere are revealed to be composed of many smaller spots. This frame is from an animation of sequences taken by NASA Da... More

Pluto and Charon in Color: Barycentric View Animation

Pluto and Charon in Color: Barycentric View Animation

The first color movies from NASA's New Horizons mission show Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, and the complex orbital dance of the two bodies, known as a double planet. A near-true color movie was assembled ... More

Pluto and Charon in Color: Pluto-Centric View Animation

Pluto and Charon in Color: Pluto-Centric View Animation

The first color movies from NASA's New Horizons mission show Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, and the complex orbital dance of the two bodies, known as a double planet. A near-true color movie were assembled... More

Faces of Pluto Animation, JPL/NASA images

Faces of Pluto Animation, JPL/NASA images

This frame from a movie, composed of images taken by NASA New Horizons, shows Pluto as it rotates about its axis. The images were taken May 28-June 3, 2015, from distances ranging from approximately 56 million ... More

Pluto and Charon Surfaces in Living Color Animation

Pluto and Charon Surfaces in Living Color Animation

This is a frame from the first movie created by New Horizons to reveal color surface features of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon. "It's a bit unusual to see so much surface detail at this distance," said New... More

The Other Red Planet Animation

The Other Red Planet Animation

What color is Pluto? The answer, revealed in the first maps made from New Horizons data, turns out to be shades of reddish brown. The mission's first map of Pluto is in approximate true color -- that is, the co... More

Tracking Sunspots from Mars, Summer 2015 Animation

Tracking Sunspots from Mars, Summer 2015 Animation

This single frame from a sequence of images shows sunspots as viewed by NASA Curiosity Mars rover from June 27 to July 8, 2015; the rover was in position to see the opposite side of the sun from the side facing... More

Tracking Sunspots from Mars, April 2015 Animation

Tracking Sunspots from Mars, April 2015 Animation

This single frame from a sequence of six images of an animation shows sunspots as viewed by NASA Curiosity Mars rover from April 4 to April 15, 2015. From Mars, the rover was in position to see the opposite sid... More

Ceres Topographic Globe Animation, JPL/NASA images

Ceres Topographic Globe Animation, JPL/NASA images

This frame from an animation shows a color-coded map from NASA Dawn mission revealing the highs and lows of topography on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres. The color scale extends 3.7 miles (6 kilometers) bel... More

Rosetta Comet In Action Animation

Rosetta Comet In Action Animation

A short-lived outburst from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was captured by Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on July 29, 2015. The image at left was taken at 13:06 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (6:06 a.m. PDT),... More

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