In this roundup of recent imagery from around the world, an aurora is seen above Norway, disaster is narrowly averted at the World Trade Center, and an astronaut captures the Rio Grande from aboard the space station.
The week in review, from around the planet: Fires burn in the Southwest, lava threatens a town in Hawaii and explorers examine dark snow in Greenland.
The remains of an Italian World War II pilot who died in a dogfight with U.S. pilots 70 years ago have finally been unearthed.
A NASA jet tests biofuel, an ice waterfall forms from a glacier and Super Typhoon Vongfong whips into a category 5 storm.
On Oct. 7, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst ventured outside of the International Space Station to work. And this is their spectacular 'office.'
See mind-blowing pictures from the Okeanos Explorer, a mission that's been exploring the seamounts off the New England coast.
This week is World Space Week, so to celebrate we've compiled a top 10 gallery of space photographs -- snapped by humans and our robotic explorers -- that have been featured on Discovery News over the past 12 months.
Sea monkeys make waves, fall colors are seen from space and a deadly volcanic eruption covers a temple in ash.
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