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For those wanna-be astronauts and space travelers out there, this interactive model of the solar system could prove to be highly addictive. With one click, you can visit Saturn, Venus, or the other planets and then spin and explore them in three dimensions. The interface uses NASA calculations to...
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An interactive tour of the solar system. Students can clock on various elements of our solar system and gain information on their size, atmosphere, geologic features, and other scientific facts.
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Space.com is where humanity’s journey to new and exciting worlds is transmitted back down to Earth. Where we vicariously explore the cosmos with astronauts, astrophysicists and enthusiasts.  Here, we converse with the top minds in space exploration. Our mission: to keep you informed on the latest...
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Published in 2017
Find out more about how our sun's position in the sky changes due to Earth's rotation, revolution, and tilt. Learn from the experts -- Dr. Alex Young and Dr. Nicki Viall explain these connections so students understand patterns within the Earth-sun relationship.
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By USA.gov
"In this video for elementary and middle levels, NASA engineer Acey discusses his job and building the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). The video highlights similarities and differences between the JWST and its predecessor, the Hubble telescope, and presents interesting facts like what a """"clean...
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Published in 2017
Feast your eyes on icy volcanoes, ethane lakes, and ripples in Saturn's rings -- all courtesy of a doomed space probe named Cassini.
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Published in 2018
"When they were growing up, six women couldn't have imagined that their lives would take them on a journey to NASA to work with the Hubble Space telescope. From astronaut to social media lead, from scientists to engineers, these featured """"Women of Hubble"""" overcame obstacles and persevered to...
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Published in 2015
A number of people who've seen NASA's annual lunar phase and liberation videos have asked what the other side of the Moon looks like, the side that can't be seen from the Earth. This video answers that question. The imagery was created using Lunar reconnaissance Orbiter data. This video is public...
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Published in 2016
On July 20, 2015, NASA released to the world the first image of the sunlit side of Earth captured by the space agency's EPIC camera on NOAA's DSCOVR satellite. The camera has now recorded a full year of life on Earth from its orbit at Lagrange point 1, approximately 1 million miles from Earth, where...
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Published in 2016
Ready for liftoff? NASA has created a new playlist to excite elementary and middle level students about space science. available on the YouTube Kids app for both iOS and Android platforms, the playlist features NASA videos that focus on our solar system and the instruments NASA uses to study the...
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Published in 2012
In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory and downlinked the video on Nov. 18, just hours before she, cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration...
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Calling all space-heads! NASA has launched a new playlist of videos on YouTube for Kids. Most appropriate for elementary and middle level students, the playlist features 33 intriguing, kid-friendly videos from NASA exploring topics such as our solar system's formation, the scale of the universe,...
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By carykh
Published in 2012
This video scrolls through different sizes found in the observable universe.
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Published in 2012
This is the Curiosity Mars Rover descent footage interpolated from about 4 frames per second to 25 frames per second. It is playing back in real time.
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Dwarf planets are a lot like regular planets. What's the big difference? Find out in 60 seconds with this NASAJPL video.
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Have a NASA astronaut give you a tour through an orbital laboratory.
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Published in 2012
The International Space Station Expedition 30 crew shot some truly awe-inspiring time-lapse sequences flying over practically every square mile of the globe.
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Published in 2012
From year to year, the moon never seems to change. Craters and other formations appear to be permanent now, but the moon didn't always look like this. Thanks to NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, we now have a better look at some of the moon's history. Learn more in this video!
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Published in 1997
Bill Nye talks about space exploration. Season 5 Episode 2.
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Published in 1998
Bill Nye talks about comets and meteors. Season 5 Episode 15.
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