Pictures of the year: Space
A composite image of five separate photographs taken with a single fixed camera shows a sunspot and the Internmore
The first high-resolution color image to be sent back by the Hazard Cameras (Hazcams) on the underside of NASAmore
Firefly Aerospace's first Alpha rocket suffers a catastrophic anomaly during its first launch leading to the lmore
Crew 2 member JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide of Japan is embraced by his compatriot Crew 1 member JAXA astronamore
A long exposure shows a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Crew Dragon capsule, as it is launched carrying threemore
Chinese astronauts Nie Haisheng (C), Liu Boming (R) and Tang Hongbo wave in front of their return capsule aftemore
The surface of Mars directly below NASA's Mars Perseverance rover is seen using the Rover Down-Look Camera, Femore
The SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes into a fireball after its high altitude test flight from test facilities in Bmore
International Space Station (ISS) crew member Russian actor Yulia Peresild gestures in a bus as she departs fomore
Blue Origin's rocket New Shepard blasts off carrying Star Trek actor William Shatner, 90, on billionaire Jeff more
Billionaire American businessman Jeff Bezos wears goggles owned by Amelia Earhart which he carried into space more
The full moon, known as the "Super Pink Moon" rises behind the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, April 27, 2021. more
Jared Isaacman, founder and CEO of Shift4 Payments and flight commander, says goodbye to his wife Monica and dmore
SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk and NASA acting administrator Steve Jurczyk visit with Crew-2, ESA astronaut more
Perseverance's first cored-rock sample of Mars rock is seen inside its titanium container tube in this image tmore
Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the Progress MS-16 cargo spacecraft blasts off to the International Space Statimore
The Inspiration 4 civilian crew aboard a Crew Dragon capsule and SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Pad 39A more
Wheel tread marks are left in the soil of Jezero Crater on Mars, as NASA's Mars rover Perseverance drives on Mmore
A Russian Soyuz-2.1a rocket with a Fregat upper stage and 38 satellites from 18 countries blasts off from a lamore
Star Trek actor William Shatner poses with Audrey Powers, Blue Origin's vice president of mission and flight omore
A solar eclipse is seen from 'Glaciar Union' scientific polar station in Antarctica, on Chilean territory, Decmore
Stars attend the 2021 People's Choice Awards in Santa Monica.
People enjoy outdoor Christmas markets as the spread of COVID-19 continues around the globe.
Courtroom sketches from the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell in New York City.
Stars attend the The Critics Choice Association presentation of the annual Celebration of Black Cinema & Television in Los Angeles.