National Space Symposium 2013

  • Webb Wings

    NASA Marshall Space Flight Center's X-ray and Cryogenic Test Facility recently received the James Webb Space Telescope's wings for testing. Credit: NASA/MSFC/Fred Deaton

  • Space Station

    The International Space Station photographed by an STS-132 crew member on space shuttle Atlantis on May 16, 2010. Credit: NASA

  • Dragon Departure

    Backdropped over part of Namibia, this image is one of a series of still photos documenting the process to release the SpaceX Dragon-2 spacecraft from the International Space Station on March 26. Credit: NASA

  • Taurus Launch

    Taurus was designed for easy transportability and rapid set-up and launch. Credit: Orbital Sciences

  • Atlas Launched

    A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket blasts off from Space Launch Complex-41 carrying the second Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO-2 satellite for the U.S. Air Force. Credit: ULA

  • Tracking and Data Relay Satellite

    The Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) Project is providing follow-on and replacement spacecraft necessary to maintain and expand the Space Network. Credit: NASA

  • Landsat Legacy

    The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) is NASA’s eighth satellite in the Landsat series and continues the Landsat program’s critical role in monitoring, understanding and managing the resources needed for human sustainment such as food, water and forests. Credit: NASA