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

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



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



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What's Up - January 2018

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

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Quadrantid meteors January 3-4, a West Coast-favoring total lunar eclipse, and time to start watching Mars!




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20180101/JPL-20180101-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




The Bright Stuff: New NASA Dawn Findings at Ceres

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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More than 300 bright spots have been located on the surface of Ceres. Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission say the bright material indicates the dwarf planet is an active, evolving world.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/dawn/20171212/JPL-20171211-DAWNf-0001-360cc.m4v




Voyager Images from the Odysseys

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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Sit back and enjoy the view from the Voyagers' epic journey through the solar system. See iconic images of planets and moons, set to music.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/voyager/20171201/JPL-20170810-VOYAGEf-0001-360.m4v




DIY Glacier Modeling with Virtual Earth System Laboratory

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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A new NASA sea level simulator allows anyone with a home computer to try their hand at do-it-yourself glacier modeling.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/earth/20171130/JPL-20171130-EARTHf-0001-360cc.m4v







NASA Begins Building its Next Mars Rover Mission

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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In just a couple of years, NASA's newest rover will be flying to Mars.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/mars2020/20171128/JPL-20171127-M2020-0001-360cc.m4v




Drone Race: Human Versus A.I.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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JPL engineers put together a drone race to find which is faster - a drone operated by a human or one operated by artificial intelligence.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/technology/20171121/JPL-20171102-TECHp-0001-360cc.m4v




First Interstellar Asteroid Wows Scientists

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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Scientists were surprised and delighted to detect - for the first time - an interstellar asteroid passing through our solar system.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/asteroids/20171120/JPL-20171120-ASTRDS-0001-360cc.m4v




NASA's Mars 2020 Supersonic Parachute: Test Flight #1

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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The first flight of an advanced supersonic parachute system for Mars 2020. The test took place on Oct. 4, 2017 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/technology/20171114/JPL-20171108-M2020-0001f-360cc.m4v




What's Up - November 2017

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Dawn pairing of Jupiter and Venus, Moon shines near star clusters, meteor activity all month long




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20171101/JPL-20171101-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




What's Up - October 2017

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Planet Pairs, Stellar Superstars, Observe The Moon Night!!




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20170928/JPL-20171001-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




Farewell to Saturn: Highlights from the End of NASA's Cassini Mission

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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On Sept. 15, 2017, Cassini plunged into Saturn, ending its 20-year mission of discovery.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170915c/JPL-20170915-CASSINf-0003-360cc.m4v




Cassini's Last Looks at Saturn

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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In its final hours, NASA's Cassini spacecraft returned these last looks at Saturn, its rings and moons, as it prepared to end its nearly 20-year voyage in space.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170915b/JPL-20170915-CASSINf-0002-360cc.m4v




Final Moments in Cassini Mission Control

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, awaited the final transmission from the Cassini spacecraft as it plunged into Saturn's atmosphere ending its 20-year voyage of discovery.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170915/JPL-20170915-CASSINf-0001-360cc.m4v




NASA's Cassini Spacecraft: A Journey's End

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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The Cassini mission's epic 13-year exploration of Saturn is coming to a close.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170908/JPL-20170908-CASSINf-0001-360cc.m4v




What's Up - September 2017

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Take a late summer road trip along the Milky Way. Be sure to stop at Saturn!




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20170831/JPL-20170901-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




Cassini: A Saturn Odyssey

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Team members reflect on what has made the NASA/ESA Cassini mission such an epic journey -- the extraordinary spacecraft, tremendous science and historic international collaboration.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170829/JPL-082917-CASSINf-0001-360cc.m4v




Cassini: The Wonder of Saturn

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has explored the Saturn system since 2004, re-writing our understanding of the giant planet, its rings, moons and magnetosphere.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170824/JPL-20170824-CASSINf-0001-360cc.m4v




Meet Richard, A NASA Solar System Ambassador

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Richard Stember is a NASA Solar System Ambassador volunteer who shares his passion for space with the public. Is this something that would interest you? You can apply to be an ambassador, too!




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Voyager at 40: Keep Reaching for the Stars

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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In the late summer of 1977, NASA launched the twin Voyager spacecraft. These remote ambassadors still beam messages back to Earth 40 years later, with data from their deep space travels.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/voyager/20170817/JPL-20170815-VOYAGEf-0001-360cc.m4v




A World Unveiled: Cassini at Titan

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Saturn's giant, hazy moon Titan has been essential to NASA's Cassini mission during its 13 thrilling years of exploration there.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170811/JPL-20170811-CASSINf-0001-360cc.m4v







A Guide to Gale Crater

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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The Curiosity rover has taught us a lot about the history of Mars and its potential to support life. Take a tour of its landing site, Gale Crater.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/msl/20170802b/JPL-20170801-MSLf-0002-360cc.m4v




Curiosity's First Five Years of Science on Mars

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Five years of Martian discoveries after seven minutes of terror.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/msl/20170802/JPL-20170804-MSLf-0001-360cc.m4v




What's Up - August 2017

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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The total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017, will trace a narrow path across the nation, though most of the U.S. will see a partial eclipse.




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Watch Auroras Dance Over Saturn's South Pole

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed toward high southern latitudes near Saturn's south pole to observe ghostly curtains of dancing light -- Saturn's southern auroras, or southern lights.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170728/JPL-20170727-CASSINf-0001-360cc.m4v




NASA Planetary Defense: The Asteroid Hunters

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Two search projects,one in Arizona, the other in Hawaii,account for about 90% of all near-Earth object discoveries.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/asteroids/20170630b/JPL-20170629-ASTRDSf-0002-360cc.m4v




How Do We Spot Near Earth Asteroids?

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Did you ever wonder how NASA spots asteroids that maybe getting too close to Earth for comfort? Watch and learn.




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NASA Planetary Defense: Backyard Asteroid Observer

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Backyard astronomer Robert Holmes of Westfield, Illinois, is part of NASA's army of observers scanning the night sky for asteroids.




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What's Up - July 2017

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Prepare for the August eclipse by observing the moon phases this month. Plus, two meteor showers peak at the end of the month.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20170701/JPL-20170701-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v







Art of Astrophysics

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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How do you visualize distant worlds that you can't see? A team of artists uses scientific data to imagine exoplanets and other astrophysical phenomena.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/astrophysics/20170608/JPL-20170608-CALTCHf-0001-360cc.m4v




Three Years of NEOWISE Asteroid Data

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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This animation shows asteroids and comets observed in infrared by NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/neo/20170605/JPL-20170515-NEOWISf-0001-360cc.m4v




What's Up - June 2017

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Plan a planet party at midnight and compare features on Jupiter and Saturn.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20170601/JPL-20170601-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




New Radar Images of Asteroid 2014 JO25

Tue, 09 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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This movie of asteroid 2014 JO25 was generated using radar data collected by NASA's 230-foot-wide (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California on April 19, 2017.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/asteroids/20170509/JPL-20170505-ASTRDSf-0001-360cc.m4v




Mars in a Minute: How Long is a Year on Mars?

Fri, 05 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Mars takes a longer trip around the Sun than Earth does. Find out what that means for spacecraft in this 60-second video.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/msl/20170505/JPL-20170504-MARSf-0001-360cc.m4v




What's in the Air: Atmospheric Infrared Sounder

Fri, 05 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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The 15-year-old NASA AIRS instrument is an asset for weather forecasters and climate scientists worldwide.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/airs/20170504/JPL-20170504-AIRSf-0001-360cc.m4v




Cassini's First Fantastic Dive Past Saturn

Wed, 03 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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This video was made using images from Cassini's first dive through the gap between Saturn and its rings on April 26, 2017.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170503/JPL-20170503-CASSINf-0001-360cc.m4v




Cassini's First Dive Between Saturn and Its Rings

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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After the first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings, NASA's Cassini spacecraft called home to mission control.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170427/JPL-20170427-CASSINf-0001-360cc.m4v




Radar Imagery of Asteroid 2014 JO25

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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This movie of asteroid 2014 JO25 was generated using radar data collected by NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in California's Mojave Desert.




Media Files:
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/asteroids/20170419/JPL-20170418-ASTRDSf-0001-360cc.m4v




Crazy Engineering: Astrodynamics

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft, in orbit around Saturn for nearly 13 years, is beginning its Grand Finale - and it's thanks to some Crazy Engineering!




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/technology/20170419/20170419-TECHf-0001-360cc.m4v




Ingredients for Life at Enceladus

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft discovered hydrogen in the plume of gas and icy particles spraying from Saturn's moon Enceladus.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170413/JPL-20170413-CASSINf-0001-360cc.m4v




Cassini's Grand Finale

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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The final chapter in a remarkable mission of exploration and discovery, Cassini's Grand Finale is in many ways like a brand new mission.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170404/JPL-20170404-CASSINf-0001-640x270cc.m4v




What's Up - April 2017

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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Jupiter is visible all night long, and the Lyrid meteors shower puts on a good show April 22 before dawn.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20170330/JPL-20170401-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




Exploring Ocean Worlds with Robots

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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The search for life beyond Earth needs robots. But to explore distant ocean worlds like Europa, we'll need a new set of tools to drill through ice, reach faraway samples and cross difficult terrain.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/technology/20170330/JPL-20170324-TECHf-0001-360cc.m4v




15 Years of GRACE Earth Observations

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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For 15 years, the GRACE mission has unlocked mysteries of how water moves around our planet.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/grace/20170315/JPL-20170310-GRACEf-0001-15_Years_of_GRACE-360cc.m4v




What's Up - March 2017

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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This month the moon hides red Aldebaran, Venus and Mercury show their phases.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20170228/JPL-20170301-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




A Treasure Trove of Planets Found

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/universe/20170222/JPL-20170221-CALTCH1f-0001-360cc.m4v







What's Up - February 2017

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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Use Venus and Mars to find the Zodiacal Light, plus two comets and the brightest asteroid.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20170201/JPL-20170201-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




Six Ways Opportunity is like a Teenager

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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




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Titan Touchdown

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20170111/JPL-20170111-CASSINf-0001-360cc.m4v




What's Up - January 2017

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20170101/JPL-20170101-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




Flight Over Occator

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

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




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/dawn/20161215/JPL-20161215-Dawnf-0001-640.m4v




What's Up - December 2016

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

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See Mercury, Venus and Mars all month long and a New Year's Eve comet. With some luck, you may catch some Geminid and Ursid meteors, too.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20161201/JPL-20161201-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




Cassini's High-Flying, Ring-Grazing Orbits

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT

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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.




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Summer Clouds on Saturn's Moon Titan

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT

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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.




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What's Up - November 2016

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20161101/JPL-2016-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




Corporal: America's First Guided Ballistic Missile

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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




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Explorer 1: America's First Satellite

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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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.




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History Rediscovered: Early Space Age Tapes

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/history/20161027c/JPL-20161026-JPLf-0004-360cc.m4v




JATO: JPL's First Project for the Army

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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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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Spacecraft Power

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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There are no gas stations or power outlets in space. That's why NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars--and some other NASA spacecraft that explore the solar system--use something called "radioisotope power."




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/technology/20161017/JPL-20160930-TECHf-0002-360cc.m4v




What's Up - October 2016

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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What's Up for October? Moon Phases, Astronomy Day, Saturn and Venus align with a star.




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Four Days at Saturn

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft stared at Saturn for nearly 44 hours on April 25-27, 2016, to obtain this movie showing just over four Saturn days.




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What's Up - September 2016

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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This month: African eclipse, minor meteor showers, moon near Neptune




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Spitzer Beyond

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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This mission was designed to last at least two-and-a-half years; 13 years later, Spitzer has operated far beyond the scope of the original mission.




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Curiosity Rover Report (August 5, 2016): Four Years on Mars

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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After four years on Mars, Curiosity rover and her operations team are now seasoned explorers, anxious to climb to greater heights on Mount Sharp.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/msl/20160804/JPL-20160805-MSLf-Curiosity_Four_Years_on_Mars-360cc.m4v




What's Up - August 2016

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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How to spot Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, as well as the and the annual Perseid meteor shower.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20160729/JPL-20160801-WHATSUf-0001-360cc.m4v




Ceres' Missing Large Craters

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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Ceres' lack of giant impact basins presents a puzzle to scientists. They expected to observe more large craters on the dwarf planet than have been found by NASA's Dawn mission.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/dawn/20160726/JPL-20160726-DAWNf-0001-360.m4v




'We Conquered Jupiter': Juno Enters Orbit

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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After an almost five-year journey to the solar system's largest planet, NASA's Juno spacecraft successfully entered Jupiter's orbit during a 35-minute engine burn.




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What's Up - July 2016

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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What's Up this month? Use Saturn as your guide to a tour of the summer Milky Way. Spot planets, constellations, nebulae and galaxies.




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Crazy Engineering: Flying Solar to Jupiter

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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NASA's Juno spacecraft has traveled nearly half a billion miles to reach its destination, Jupiter. Find out how engineers made humanity's most distant solar-powered spacecraft.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/juno/20160622/JPL-20160621-TECHf-0001-360cc.m4v




Jupiter: Into the Unknown (NASA Juno Mission Trailer)

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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On July 4, NASA's Juno spacecraft will enter orbit around Jupiter and pass closer to the planet than any spacecraft before. First, it must pass the trial of orbit insertion.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/juno/20160615/JPL-20160623-JUNOf-0001-360cc.m4v




America's First Lunar Surveyor Turns 50

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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Surveyor 1 landed on the lunar surface on June 2, 1966, marking humanity's first controlled touchdown on the moon, and the robotic precursor to the Apollo astronaut missions to come.




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What's Up - June 2016

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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Find out where to look in the sky this month to find Saturn, Mars, Jupiter and a comet.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20160601/JPL-20160601-WHATSUf-0001-cc-360.m4v




Curiosity Rover Report: Mars Weather Report

Wed, 11 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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After two Martian years, Curiosity is more than a Mars geologist, scientist and explorer. It's a Mars weather reporter, too.




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What's Up - May 2016

Mon, 02 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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What's Up for May. Two huge solar system highlights: Mercury transits the sun and Mars is closer to Earth than it has been in 11 years.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20160502/JPL-20160502-WHATSUf-0001-360-CC.m4v




Crazy Engineering: Starshade/Coronagraph

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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Sometimes light just gets in the way. A look at two technologies that block starlight to give telescopes a better view of distant Earth-like planets.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/universe/20160427/JPL-20160426-TECHf-0001-Crazy-Engineering-Starshade_Coronagraph-A-640.m4v




Two Years of NEOWISE Asteroid Data

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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This movie shows the progression of NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) investigation for the mission's first two years following its restart in December 2013.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/asteroids/20160405/JPL-20160404-NEOWISEm-0001-Two_Years_of_NEOWISE_Asteroid_Data-A-360.m4v




What's Up - April 2016

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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Jupiter, Mars, the Lyrid meteor shower and 2016's best views of Mercury.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20160401/JPL-20160401-WHATSUf-0001-360-CC.m4v




Mixed-Reality Tech Brings Mars to Earth

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to create "Destination: Mars," a guided tour of Mars using the same Hololens technology that helps scientists plan the Curiosity rover's activities.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/mars/20160330/JPL-20160329-TECHm-0000-DestMars_video-A-640.m4v




Flyby Comet Imaged By Radar

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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Radar data of comet P/2016 BA14 taken over three days (March 21-23, 2016), when the comet was between 2.5 million miles and 2.2 million miles from Earth.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/asteroids/20160330/JPL-20160324-ASTRDSm-0001-Flyby_Comet_Imaged_By_Radar-A-360.m4v




Unveiling Ceres

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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NASA's Dawn spacecraft has revealed marvelous sights on dwarf planet Ceres during its first year in orbit.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/dawn/20160322/JPL-20160302-DAWNp-0001-360-CC.m4v




Magnificent Mars: 10 Years of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT

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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has clocked more than a decade of service at the Red Planet and has yielded scientific discoveries and magnificent views of a distant world.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/mro/20160309/JPL-20160309-MROm-0001-Magnificent_Mars-360.m4v







Flight Over Ceres

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT

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A colorful animation shows a simulated flight over the surface of dwarf planet Ceres, based on images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft.




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What's Up - February 2016

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT

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Five morning planets, comet Catalina passes Polaris, and icy Uranus and icy Vesta meet near Valentine's Day.




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What's Up - January 2016

Fri, 01 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT

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What's Up for January? A meteor shower, a binocular comet, and the winter circle of stars!




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20160101/JPL-20160101-WHATSUm-0001-360.m4v




Curiosity Rover Report (Dec. 15, 2015): First Visit to Martian Dunes

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT

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Curiosity performs the first investigation of active sand dunes on another planet. Studying the Bagnold Dunes on Mars will help scientists understand the physics of Martian dunes and how they move.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/msl/20151215/JPL-20151215-MSLm-0000-FirstVisit-to-MartianDunes-640.m4v




Ceres Rotation and Occator Crater

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT

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Dwarf planet Ceres is shown in these false-color renderings, which highlight differences in surface materials.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/dawn/20151209/JPL-20151208-DAWNm-0002-360.m4v




Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT

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Honey, I shrunk the satellites! Mini-satellites are following in the footsteps of cell phones and computers. CubeSats are small but highly capable of performing a variety of space missions.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cubesat/20151203/JPL-20150717-TECHm-0001-CrazyEng-Cubesats-A-640.m4v




What's Up - December 2015

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT

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View Mars this month, and get a preview of great Mars views in 2016, the best since 2005!




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/whatsup/20151201/JPL-20151201-WHATSUm-0001-640.m4v




15 Years of JPL achievements under Director Charles Elachi

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT

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As we honor the retirement of Director Charles Elachi, we look back at the JPL achievements of the past 15 years.




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A Breathing Planet, Off Balance

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT

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Earth's land and ocean currently absorb about half of all carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels, but it's uncertain whether the planet can keep this up in the future.




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What's Up - November 2015

Tue, 03 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT

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See all the phases of the moon this month -- by day and by night!




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Halloween Asteroid

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT

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JPL scientist Marina Brozovic explains how radar will be used to study asteroid 2015 TB145 when it safely passes Earth on Oct. 31, 2015.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/asteroids/20151029/JPL-20151029-mAstrds-0001-Halloween_Asteroid-A-640.m4v




Deep Dive into Enceladus' Plume

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT

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On Oct. 28, 2015, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will take the deepest dive ever through the plume of Saturn's moon Enceladus.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20151026/JPL-20151026-mCassin1-0001-Enceladus_Flyby_Web_Video-A-640.m4v




What's Up - October 2015

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT

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To celebrate the 100th episode of What's Up, here's our top ten favorite celestial targets you can view this month.




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Buoyant Rover for Under Ice Exploration

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT

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Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are developing the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration, a technology that could one day explore oceans under the ice layers of planetary bodies.




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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/technology/20150922/JPL-20150916-mTech-0001-Buoyant_Rover_for_Under_Ice_Exploration-640.m4v