Part of Nepal including its capital city, Kathmandu, and the Himalayan foothills are pictured in this satellite image.
PSI Senior Scientist R. Aileen Yingst was in the driver's seat Feb. 15 directing the science activities for NASA's Opportunity Rover as it spent its 5,000th day exploring the Martian surface.
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity recorded the dawn of the rover's 4,999th Martian day, or sol, with its Panoramic Camera (Pancam) on Feb. 15, 2018, yielding this processed, approximately true-color scene.
Today, 16 February, upwards of 20% of the world's population will be celebrating Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival.
The Expedition 54 crew is getting ready for a spacewalk Friday morning and beginning the work to unload a newly-arrived cargo delivery.