Today NASA released eight incredible never-seen-before incredible photos of the universe, taken by the agency’s x-ray space telescope. Read/see more on Motherboard

Lake Ontario’s plankton bloom as seen from space

NASA found a 460-mile canyon — bigger than the Grand Canyon — lurking under a mile of ice in Greenland. 

This is a real photo of Saturn’s rings taken by the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft on July 19. See that little dot down and to the right? That’s us. 

This is a real photo of Saturn’s rings taken by the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft on July 19. See that little dot down and to the right? That’s us. 

Wired has a great collection of shots of history’s coolest space machines. 

Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, etc. from 240 miles up at the International Space Station. NASA can tell you which is which. 

Huffington Post has a great collection of space-walk photos. 

There is a space plane in there.  

npr:

Behind the scenes at the ISS! International Space Station Commander Sunita Williams gives a tour of the orbital laboratory in November, just before she returned to Earth. Floating through the different modules, Williams describes in great detail the sleep stations, exercise areas, the kitchen, bathrooms and the stunning views from the Cupola. — heidi

This is definitely the most rad thing you will watch today.