Solar System Exploration
Our Galactic Neighborhood
September 17, 2004
This video describes Cassini measurements of high speed streams of tiny dust particles emanating from the vicinity of Saturn.
Cosmic Messengers From Saturn
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As Titan Turns
This frame from a video from NASA's Dawn mission shows dwarf planet Ceres in false-color renderings, which highlight differences in surface materials.
Ceres Rotation and Occator Crater (Video)
Filters, pixels and math star in this narrated cartoon.
How Does a Spacecraft Take a Picture?
NASA’s Lucy mission is heading to the Jupiter Trojans – but first, it's returning home for an Earth gravity assist.
Lucy Spacecraft Will Slingshot Around Earth
This three-frame animation from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the swirling clouds in a vortex spawned by a great northern storm on Saturn. The clouds are moving in a clockwise direction.
Following critical mirror alignment steps, the Web team is confident the observatory will meet or exceed its science goals.
NASA's Webb Reaches Alignment Milestone, Optics Working Successfully
Rena Priest, an award-winning writer and poet laureate, and a member of the Lhaq'temish (Lummi) Nation, shares her Indigenous Perspectives on Earth, Water and Sky through her poetry, which is enric...
Sense of Place Series: Indigenous Perspectives on Earth and Sky: Rena Priest
The winds in the outermost “lane” of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot are accelerating – a discovery made possible by Hubble.
Hubble Observes Jupiter's Great Red Spot Changing
This time-lapse video captures a portion of the path that tiny Phobos takes around Mars.
Hubble Sees Phobos Orbiting Mars
Pwo navigator Chad Kālepa Baybayan speaks about the resurgence of Oceanic Wayfinding, the indigenous art of non-instrument navigation and orientation at sea, voyaging on board double-hulled deep se...
Sense of Place Series: Indigenous Perspectives on Earth and Sky: Chad Kālepa Baybayan
Spacecraft at JPL
Spacecraft at JPL
This animation shows the last 30 seconds of Cassini's X- and S-band radio signals as they disappeared from mission control on Sept. 15, 2017.
Cassini's last X- and S-band radio signals
~3.5 minute video explains how Earth's magnetosphere protects us from the fury of the Sun and is essential in allowing Earth to develop into a habitable planet.
NASA ScienceCasts: Earth's Magnetosphere
This Digi Kit is a vetted collection of resources, including a core lesson plan, videos, simulations, tutorials, readings, etc., focused on sunspot cycles.
Sunspot Science Digi Kit
A team of three scientists have two minutes to complete an experiment during the 2017 total solar eclipse.
2 Minutes, 6 Hands, 1 Chance
Want to view a solar eclipse but don’t have eclipse glasses? No problem! An easy way to safely view a solar eclipse is with a box pinhole projector. With a few simple supplies, you can create a saf...
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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
NASA's Cassini spacecraft made its final approach to Saturn and dove into the planet’s atmosphere on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 but the science provided by this enduring spacecraft will live on.
Cassini: Mission of Exploration
This movie from Cassini, made possible only as Saturn's north pole emerged from winter darkness, shows new details of a jet stream that follows a hexagon-shaped path and has long puzzled scientists.
Spring Reveals Saturn's Hexagon Jet Stream
Hello, my name is Janelle. I think the best topic is number 2, Titan.
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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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Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Lloyd French talks about the adventures that await in science and in life.
Through the Eyes of Scientists - Meet Lloyd French
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
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