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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 A Treasure Trove of Planets Found | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:56

Seven Earth-sized planets have been observed by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope around a tiny, nearby, ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1.

 Enceladus: Mystery of the Icy Moon | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:32

How Cassini's sleuthing revealed an active ocean world.

 What's Up - February 2017 | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:32

This month watch bright Venus, Mars and Uranus, comets and Vesta, Plus the sunset glow of dust in our solar system.

 Six Ways Opportunity is like a Teenager | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:20

On January 24, 2017, Opportunity celebrates 13 years on Mars. On Earth, she's officially a teenager -- and behaving like one.

 Titan Touchdown | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:28

On Jan. 14, 2005, ESA's Huygens probe made its descent to the surface of Saturn's hazy moon, Titan.

 What's Up - January 2017 | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:32

The moon, Venus, Mars and the Quadrantid Meteor shower ring in the new year!

 Flight Over Occator | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:19

This video shows a flyover of the intriguing crater named Occator on dwarf planet Ceres. Occator is home to Ceres' brightest area.

 What's Up - December 2016 | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:40

2016 ends with fireworks as three planets line up as if ejected from a Roman candle. Mercury, Venus and Mars are visible above the sunset horizon all month long.

 Cassini's High-Flying, Ring-Grazing Orbits | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:50

On Nov. 30, 2016, NASA's Cassini mission begins a daring set of ring-grazing orbits, skimming past the outside edge of Saturn's main rings.

 Summer Clouds on Saturn's Moon Titan | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 0:59

NASA's Cassini spacecraft watched clouds of methane moving across the far northern regions of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, on Oct. 29 and 30, 2016.

 What's Up - November 2016 | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:31

This month, see Venus at sunset, Jupiter at dawn, an evening look at Saturn, plus meteors!

 Corporal: America's First Guided Ballistic Missile | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 0:51

In mid-1944, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory embarked on the "Corporal" program to develop a guided ballistic missile.

 Explorer 1: America's First Satellite | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 3:10

This footage from the U.S. Army's "The Big Picture" TV series recounts the tense days leading up to the successful launch of America's first satellite in 1958.

 History Rediscovered: Early Space Age Tapes | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:51

Recently rediscovered audio recordings from the JPL archives, highlights the lab's involvement in America's first satellites for communication.

 JATO: JPL's First Project for the Army | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:36

The U.S. Army was the first patron of what would become the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, commissioning the lab to develop "jet-assisted take-off" rockets starting in 1939.


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