Solar System Exploration
September 17, 2004
This movie is made up of over 600 consecutive images taken on March 16 to March 18, 2007, with the Cassini Magnetopsheric Imaging Instrument's ion and neutral camera.
Movie of Saturn's "Ring Current"
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This video uses data gathered from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft to recreate some of the stunning views of the Moon that the Apollo 13 astronauts saw on their perilous journey around ...
Apollo 13 Views of the Moon in 4K
This movie uses data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft to simulate the view from the spacecraft flying over the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.
Dawn's Virtual Flight over Vesta
Keeping a close watch on the outer portion of Saturn's B ring, NASA's Cassini spacecraft records the complex inward and outward movement of the edge of the ring.
Galactic Behavior for the Outer B Ring
What's Up for March? Planet-palooza in the morning, a "Sirius" look at the Dog Star, and an evening trio at the end of the month.
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Thomas Valdez tells how his early penchant for tinkering with things followed a path that led him to a career as a research engineer
Through the Eyes of Scientists - Meet Thomas Valdez
As NASA prepares to launch the Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System rocket on the uncrewed Artemis I mission around the Moon, we’ve already begun to take the next step.
Why the Moon?
Mating of LVA
Mating of LVA
This animation illustrates the path the Cassini spacecraft will take during its four year mission at Saturn.
Cassini Tour Petal Plot
Flight across Titan
Flight across Titan
This Cassini movie -- the first of its kind -- shows lightning on Saturn's night side flashing in a cloud that is illuminated by light from Saturn's rings.
Lightning Flashing on Saturn
The Sun as seen in multiple wavelengths of light by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory over four days in August 2018.
The Sun in Multiple Wavelengths
Sir Arthur C. Clarke's video greeting to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory for Cassini's first close Iapetus flyby in 2007.
Sir Arthur C. Clarke's 2007 Iapetus Flyby Greeting
The Seven Sisters meet the evening star, Mars continues its getaway, and unpacking the Moon illusion.
What's Up Video: April 2020 Skywatching Tips from NASA
Welcome to the Scientist for a Day 2018-2019 essay contest.
Scientist for a Day - Introduction
Six years of exploration through the 'eyes' of the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit.
Spirit of Mars
No one really knew what Vesta looked like until NASA’s Dawn spacecraft decided to drop in on it. Now, images taken by the spacecraft have been stitched together to create a virtual flyover of the j...
MESSENGER captured this departure sequence of Venus after a close flyby of the planet in 2007.
MESSENGER Bids Farewell to Venus
Dawn spacecraft successfully launched September 27th, 2007.
NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Launches September 27, 2007
This short animation created by Cassini's mission planning team shows how a Titan flyby will be used to move the spacecraft's course from orbiting Cassini's outer ring (F ring) to an orbit that tak...
Entering Final Orbits: Cassini's Grand Finale
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We Are Going
On October 15, 1997, the Cassini–Huygens spacecraft was launched on an almost 7-year journey to the Saturn system.
This is a compilation of the Saturn hexagon movies released on Dec. 5, 2013.
Saturn's Unique Hexagon Movies
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