Podcast for audio and video - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory show

Podcast for audio and video - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Summary: Video and audio podcasts 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. Other topics cover tips for amateur astronomers and updates from the Mars Rover and Cassini missions.

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 11 Years and Counting: Opportunity on Mars | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:37

View the many unique areas that the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity traveled during its 11 year historic journey.

 Crazy Engineering: Mars Helicopter | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:59

JPL engineers are working on a small helicopter that could 'scout' a trail for future Mars rovers, but getting a chopper that could fly in the Martian atmosphere is tricky.

 Found: Mars Orbiter Locates Beagle 2 Lander | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:13

The Beagle 2 Lander, built by the United Kingdom, has been thought lost on Mars since Dec. 25, 2003, but has now been found in images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

 One Year of NEOWISE Observations Mapped | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:04

This movie shows the progression of NASA's NEOWISE survey in the year after its Dec. 2013 restart. Each dot represents an asteroid or comet that the mission observed.

 Approaching Titan a Billion Times Closer | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 3:23

Drop into Titan with the Huygens probe in this video made using data from Cassini and ESA's historic mission.

 What's Up - January 2015 | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:44

Jupiter's moons are putting on an amazing show this month. The orbital path of the moons is tilting edge-ON to the Earth and the sun.

 Crazy Engineering: Ion Propulsion for the Dawn Mission | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 3:30

Ion propulsion isn't something found only in science fiction. Ion engines are a real deal and drive NASA's Dawn spacecraft.

 Gecko Grippers Tested in Microgravity | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:18

Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are working on adhesive gripping tools, which were inspired by the way that geckos are able to cling to surfaces.

 Voyager Experiences Three 'Tsunami Waves' in Interstellar Space | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:02

The Voyager 1 spacecraft has experienced three "tsunami waves" in interstellar space. Listen to how these waves cause surrounding ionized matter to ring like a bell.

 The Making of Mount Sharp | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:17

How a Martian mountain came to be: the story behind Curiosity's current location on Mars.

 What's Up - December 2014 | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:32

The December Geminids and Ursids offer up two more chances to see meteor showers this year. Plus, there are two comets to try for through telescopes.

 Europa: Ocean World | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 4:12

Scientists think there is an ocean within Jupiter's moon Europa. NASA-JPL astrobiologist Kevin Hand explains why scientists are so excited about the potential of this ice-covered world to answer one of humanity's most profound questions.

 Extreme Shrimp May Hold Clues to Alien Life | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:14

This extreme oasis of life deep in the Caribbean Sea may hold clues to life on other planetary bodies, including Jupiter's moon Europa.

 NASA's Mars Odyssey Maneuvers to Image Comet Siding Spring | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:42

Mars program Chief Engineer Robert Shotwell describes Mars Odyssey's unprecedented view of comet Siding Spring as the comet sweeps by the Red Planet on Oct. 19 and how it will maneuver to take images.

 Thousands Explore the JPL Universe at Open House 2014 | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:25

JPL hosted a record 45,000 visitors during its 2014 Open House event on Oct. 11 and 12, which showcased the laboratory,s dozens of active missions exploring Earth, the solar system and the universe beyond with science exhibits, activities, movies and a space-themed photo booth. See a collection of photos from the Open House photo booth on the NASAJPL Flickr album at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasa-jpl/sets/72157648626096605/ To learn more about JPL Open House, visit: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/events/open-house.php


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