NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory snapped this image of the aftermath of a thermonuclear explosion of a white dwarf star. According to NASA:
Today is a great hot summer day for a terrific space photo to cool us down a bit. Those battering storm clouds over the Atlantic surely look awesome in the grazing sunlight, framed by the almost transparent solar panels of the Progress 50 freighter spacecraft and the Soyuz 35 (TMA-09M) spacecraft (on the left). NASA…
Enjoy this freshly released NASA image of Mars taken by Curiosity rover in January from 'John Klein' stone.
UK photographer Tim Burgess shot this magnificent image of the ISS over the full moon lit Stonehenge at the weekend. Check out Burgess' pics at Flickr, there are a lot of great images in his photostream, for example this iridium flare caught over the North Hampshire countryside.
NASA Image of the Day Gallery has just released this nice photo of NASA engineer Chip Holloway waiting for the sun to align with the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment (SAGE III) during a clean room "sun-look" test on March 4, 2013, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.