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Riding a Space Shuttle Booster with enhanced sound

From the upcoming Special Edition Ascent: Commemorating Space Shuttle DVD/BluRay a movie from the point of view of the Solid Rocket Booster with sound mixing and enhancement done by the fo...

NASA: A Guided Tour of How the Moon Evolved

It’s another super detailed Moon tour!!! The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter team and the folks at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center bring us more fascinating information about the ...

Space Weather: Storms from the Sun

If the next generation is aware of space weather like we currently check Earth weather, I wouldn’t be surprised. We’re already paying attention to solar flares, CMEs (coronal mas...

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft: Flying by Jupiter (2000)

Dive deeper into the amazing images captured by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, when it flew by Jupiter in 2000, with the team of scientists and amateur astronomers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center:  N...

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson: The Most Astounding Fact

Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked by a reader of TIME magazine, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” This is his answer. ...

NASA: Our view of the Moon over the entire year

Folks at the NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio created this amazing animation showing our view of the Moon over the entire year of 2012 with time resolution of *one hour*! The tip...

The Sagan Series: The Gift of Apollo

The Sagan Series, the last of Reid Gower's The one above is called The Gift of Apollo.

NASA: We Are the Explorers

Why do we explore? Simply, it is part of who we are, something we’ve done throughout history. NASA’s new video, “We Are the Explorers,” looks at that tradition of reach...

How our Earth and solar system were formed

How our Earth and solar system were formed, from The Universe With Stephen Hawking - The Story of Everything. (Narrated by Stephen Hawking and Benedict Cumberbatch.)

CleanSpace One – a Swiss satellite to tackle space junk

More than half a century of sending objects into space has left the Earth surrounded by junk. Bits of long-dead satellites, spent rocket stages and other debris orbit the planet at almost 1...

Space Triumph! Glenn Flight Thrills World (1962)

On this day a half century ago, Mercury Astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth. On the morning of February 20, 1962, an anxious nation watched as Glenn climbed into h...

Alien Matter in the Solar System

“Alien matter" detected by a NASA spacecraft orbiting Earth shows that the chemical make-up of our solar system differs from that of the surrounding galaxy. 

Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory reveals the entire Sun

Launched in October 2006, STEREO (Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory) traces the flow of energy and matter from the sun to Earth. It also provides unique and revolutionary views of the sun-Earth system. STE...

AMNH: The Known Universe

The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is...

A helium balloon and a LEGO minifig travel into the upper atmosphere

Two weeks ago, Canadian teens Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad launched a helium balloon and a lego minifig into the upper atmosphere — approximately 80,000 feet up — equipped with four ...

The last five, wonder-filled minutes of Extreme Stars

You’re made of carbon, you’re made of oxygen, there’s iron in your blood. All of those things had to be generated inside the core of a star. There’s no other way to get them. So when you ...

Fly around the International Space Station in this animation

From the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, a unique perspective on our sci-fi-come-true living quarters in orbit: This fly around of the International Space Station (ISS) is displayed in the...

Night Time Lapse of Comet Lovejoy

Night Time Lapse of Comet Lovejoy (C/2011 W3) rising above the Andes near Santiago de Chile, 23rd December 2011, just before sunrise. Set of 4 sequences taken with different lenses “...