4 NASA Wallpapers to Decorate a Desktop or Homescreen

Apr 3, 2016 - 3 Comments

Nasa wallpapers

NASA has a pretty amazing collection of images available on the web to look through, many of which are ultra high resolution and make for perfect wallpapers. But not every NASA image is of some distant star, galaxy or nebula, many of their greatest pictures are from a bit closer to home and taken during various missions. We’re featuring a roundup of a handful of images which make for perfect high resolution wallpapers for any device, taken from survey flights over the snow covered peaks of Greenland, during rocket launches, to perhaps one of the most famous shots of a man on the moon.


Click on any picture thumbnail below to launch the full sized version into a new browser window on the respective images NASA Flickr page. Once there, save the picture from the web as usual so that you can use it as your desktop background or wallpaper on an iOS device.

Back to the Arctic
arctic-moonrise

Orion Exploration Flight Test
shuttle-launch

STS-41-B Launch
rocket-launch

Buzz Aldrin on the moon
buzz-on-moon

If you’re into this sort of thing or perhaps would prefer a different NASA image to decorate your desktop or device background, browse the NASA Commons Flickr stream for many more interesting images from the space program and related efforts from the agency, or check out or other featured wallpaper collections to broaden away from NASA themed pictures.

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Customize

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  1. Rider says:

    I like the NASA Earth Observatory Image Of the Day series for wallpapers, great pictures

    http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/

    http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=77824&eocn=image&eoci=related_image

  2. Wharf Xanadu says:

    It would be nice if the USA still had an active space program.

  3. Edgar Colasito says:

    How do I close my email apps to not open when I’m login

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