HD - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory show

HD - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Summary: High-definition (HD) videos from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory feature the latest news on space and science findings from JPL and NASA. Topics include discoveries made by spacecraft studying planets in our solar system, including Mars, Saturn and our home planet, Earth. Missions also study stars and galaxies in our universe.

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 What's Up August 2011: Windy planets, Juno mission | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:53

Windy Saturn and Jupiter, Juno mission launch.

 Vesta Full Rotation Movie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:22

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. These images were obtained on July 24, 2011, from a distance of about 3,200 miles (5,200 kilometers).

 Unlocking Jupiter's Mysteries | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:53

NASA's Juno mission at Jupiter - unlocking the secrets of the solar system.

 Curiosity at Kennedy Space Center | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:17

All the pieces are in place for the NASA Curiosity rover's upcoming launch to Mars.

 Mars Science Laboratory Landing Site: Gale Crater | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:36

Get a bird's eye view of Curiosity's landing site on Mars: Gale crater.

 Spirit's Snapshots of Mars | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:51

These views of Mars are just a small sampling from the 124,000 images returned by the Spirit rover.

 What's UpJuly 2011: Learn about asteroids, see Vesta, Dawn mission | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:37

This month you can learn about asteroids, and see Vesta, as the Dawn spacecraft closes in.

 Next Mars Rover in Action | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:20

This 11-minute animation depicts key events of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, which will launch in late 2011 and land a rover, Curiosity, on Mars in August 2012.

 Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover Animation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:19

A narrated play-by-play of Curiosity's entry, descent, and landing on Mars!

 Building Curiosity: The Big Move for Next Mars Rover | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:33

Engineers and technicians have been planning for months and working for weeks on the big move for NASA's Mars Curiosity rover.

 Building Curiosity: Packing for Florida | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00

Time-lapse movie of the NASA Mars Curiosity rover's last days in the clean room before being shipped to Florida for launch.

 Aquarius Update: Episode 5 - Lift-off! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:35

NASA's Aquarius begins its mission to study the salt in Earth's ocean.

 Vesta's Surface Comes into View | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:36

This movie shows surface details beginning to resolve as NASA's Dawn spacecraft closes in on the giant asteroid Vesta.

 Aquarius Update: Episode 4 - Ready for Launch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:20

Engineers make the finishing touches readying Aquarius for launch.

 Imagine Mars Overview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:10

The Imagine Mars Project gives students a chance to work with scientists and engineers to build and design a future human community on Mars.


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