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Arrival at Saturn
September 17, 2004
Arrival at Saturn
Hear about what we know about Titan topics that were investigated early in Cassini’s mission. Learn what questions have baffled and perplexed Cassini scientists for a long while (cough cough cryovo...
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MESSENGER captured this departure sequence of Venus after a close flyby of the planet in 2007.
MESSENGER Bids Farewell to Venus
Sound waves from the nascent universe, called baryon acoustic oscillations (BAOs), left their imprint on the cosmos by influencing galaxy distribution. Researchers have explored this imprint back t...
Echoes of the Universe's Creation
This animated movie shows the simulated solar wind velocity from March 21 to May 10, 2013.
Animation of Spaceweather Predictors 2
Meet NASA's new Mars rover – Perseverance
This animation illustrates the path the Cassini spacecraft will take during its four year mission at Saturn.
Cassini Tour Petal Plot
The beauty and spectacle of celestial motion is captured in this short movie of a moon shadow darting across Saturn's rings.
Moon Shadow in Motion
The U.S.-European oceanographic satellite Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich launched to Earth's orbit on Nov. 21, 2020, aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. During a five-and-a-half-year prime mission, it wi...
Launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite
This video explains how our moon creates a solar eclipse, why it's such a rare event to see, and how data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has enhanced our ability to map an eclipse's path ...
The Moon's Role in a Solar Eclipse
With fingers crossed and eyes wide open, sci-fi fans and scientists savor the joys of discovery...at Iapetus.
Backstage Pass to Iapetus (2007)
Phillip Chamberlin expresses his enthusiasm for science and describes how he became a research astrophysicist.
Through the Eyes of Scientists - Meet Phillip Chamberlin
Edward Stone describes how he was always interested in what was new as a young man and how space physics got his attention.
Through the Eyes of Scientists - Meet Edward Stone
This simulated voyage over the surface of Neptune's large moon Triton was produced using topographic maps derived from images acquired by NASA's Voyager spacecraft during its August 1989 flyby, 20 ...
Flight Over Triton
Episode 1: What is a dwarf planet?
Space Shorts: What is a Dwarf Planet?
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has taken its first visible light images of the surface of Venus from space.
NASA's New Views of Venus' Surface From Space
An audio interview with Dr. Thomas J. Bogdaa, a solar-terrestrial physicist, talking about his research on sunspots on the Space Weather Living History podcast.
Space Weather Living History Podcast Featuring Solar-Terrestrial Physicist Dr. Thomas J. Bogdan
Sunsets in July come with an added bonus: a brilliant gem low in the western sky, calling to us to come and explore its many mysteries. This is Venus – our nearest planetary neighbor.
What's Up: July 2021 [Video]
Here is a rover's eye view of driving, scooping and drilling during Curiosity's first year on Mars, August 2012 through July 2013.
Twelve Months in Two Minutes; Curiosity's First Year on Mars
As Titan Turns
As Titan Turns
How can you communicate with Mars spacecraft when the Sun is in the way? Learn more about 'solar conjunction' in this 60-second video.
Mars in a Minute: What Happens When the Sun Blocks our Signal?
October 2021 skywatching highlights: Find the Moon with Venus and Arcturus after sunset, and Regulus and Mercury before sunrise. And get to know Vega and Deneb, two of the brightest stars in the No...
What's Up: October 2021
Soar over the giant asteroid Vesta in 3-D. Put on your 3-D glasses for this ride over asteroid Vesta.
Soar Over Asteroid Vesta in 3-D
In this movie, strung together from a series of images provided by the framing camera on NASA's Dawn spacecraft, we see a full rotation of Vesta, which occurs over the course of roughly five hours.
Vesta Full Rotation Movie
This movie created from images obtained by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft shows a propeller-shaped structure created by a hidden, embedded moon moving through one of Saturn's rings.
Propeller Churns the A Ring
Unveiling Rogue Planets
Unveiling Rogue Planets
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