Video Archive
22 November 2013, 01:41 PM ET
With the success of the SpaceX and Orbital Sciences spacecrafts, NASA is looking forward to sending humans to low-Earth orbit with commercial partners.
22 November 2013, 01:12 PM ET
Launched September 6th, LADEE has been orbiting the Moon for weeks while diagnostics confirmed it's scientific instruments were working correctly, allowing it to begin analyzing the Moon's extremely thin exosphere.
22 November 2013, 10:06 AM ET
As the possible 'comet of the century' (ISON) nears the Sun, it has come within the viewing range of the NASA Sun observing satellite. Earth, Mercury and the further away Comet Enke were all visible to the spacecraft on Nov. 21, 2013. (looped)
21 November 2013, 05:07 PM ET
On the ISS, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins send down their best wishes for a happy Thanksgiving and their crewmates show off the station's galley where they will be preparing and enjoying a Thanksgiving meal.
21 November 2013, 02:59 PM ET
When a massive star runs out of nuclear fuel, it collapses under its own weight and forms a black hole. The black hole shoots jets of particles through the star at nearly the speed of light and astronomers believe they create the gamma-ray bursts.
21 November 2013, 02:26 PM ET
NASA explains how a comet goes through the process of sublimation as it nears the Sun.
21 November 2013, 11:49 AM ET
Cameras aboard the International Space Station are delivering much need information to farmers for maintaining their crops. A farmer from Minnesota explains the benefits.
20 November 2013, 03:59 PM ET
The Kennedy Space Center's Director (and former astronaut) shares his memories of building the International Space Station with SPACE.com's @MiriKramer and talks about its accomplishments.
20 November 2013, 03:36 PM ET
The recently returned to Earth NASA astronaut talks about adjusting to gravity and her time on the International Space Station with SPACE.com's @MiriKramer.
20 November 2013, 10:49 AM ET
The first module (Zvezda) launched in 1998 and the station was completed in 2011. To date, over 1500 science experiments, 139 flights have been made by 68 partnering countries.
20 November 2013, 09:15 AM ET
The U.S. Air Force's Operationally Responsive Space Office's ORS-3 mission was launched from NASA Wallops in Virginia on Nov. 19, 2013. It carried the Space Test Program Satellite-3 (STPSat-3) and 28 cubesat satellites (some student built).
19 November 2013, 02:45 PM ET
The container is engineered to carry 11 receptacles, store them under 14˚F (-10˚C), and weigh less than 11lbs (5kg). It will land on Mars with a sample providing rover. When it is filled, it will launch and rendezvous with a return-trip spacecraft.
19 November 2013, 10:48 AM ET
On 19 November 2013, sunspot AR1897 erupted with an X1 solar flare. A wave of ionization was recorded in the upper atmosphere over Europe, Africa and part of Asia, according to Spaceweather.com.
19 November 2013, 09:48 AM ET
NASA's Peregrine Hybrid Sounding Rocket motor was hot-fire tested at Ames Research Center on Nov. 12, 2013. It uses paraffin-based fuel and nitrous oxide as the oxidizer for highly efficient combustion. (looped)
18 November 2013, 08:00 PM ET
The MAVEN mission to study the Red Planet's atmosphere launched on Nov. 18th, 2013, NASA administrator Charles Bolden talks to SPACE.com's @tariqjmalik about the mission and answers reader questions.
18 November 2013, 02:02 PM ET
NASA's next mission to the Red Planet is underway as an Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Nov. 18th, 2013. The rocket carried NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft.
15 November 2013, 07:01 PM ET
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft will have its eyes set on Comet's ISON and Encke as they fly-by Mercury on Nov 18 and 19th, 2013. The Mercury probe will analyze the chemical makeup of the comets and snap pictures.
15 November 2013, 04:09 PM ET
It took NASA weeks of processing to ready the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, spacecraft for launch to the red planet, but this timelapse condenses that into less than 3 minutes.
15 November 2013, 10:13 AM ET
The work NASA has done exploring Space has led to many advancements in Medicine. William Shatner explains.
14 November 2013, 10:27 PM ET
In a public service announcement, LaVar Burton (Geordi La Forge / Star Trek: The Next Generation) talks about the new mission that will study the Martian atmosphere.
14 November 2013, 09:54 PM ET
The Maui Space Surveillance Complex is located 10,000 feet above sea level on top of Haleakala (a dormant volcano). It houses several telescopes that track satellites and space debris. Airman magazine created this stunning time-lapse.
14 November 2013, 01:41 PM ET
On 11 November 2013, Justin Ng (justinngphoto.com) captured imagery of the comets in the night sky. Comet's C/2012 S1 (ISON) now has 2 long tails and C/2013 R1 (LOVEJOY) is gradually brightening.
14 November 2013, 12:38 PM ET
Features on the Red Planet of today suggest that oceans of liquid water once traversed parts of the planet. This animation imagines how it could of looked and its current state.
14 November 2013, 12:14 PM ET
The path the Mars Science Laboratory has taken, started in the plains of the Gale crater and ultimately will makes its way through rough roads on the way to a Mount Sharp climb. Curiosity project scientist John Grotzinger explains.
14 November 2013, 12:07 PM ET
The Space Telescope has examined many intricate 'cities of stars' over two decades. In the best-ever image of the Milky Way's globular cluster Messier 15, (100,000+ stars) evidence of an exotic type black hole surfaces.
14 November 2013, 10:44 AM ET
SPACE.com's @MiriKramer speaks with Dr. James Garvin about key unsolved questions and how NASA's MAVEN will search the Martian atmosphere for answers.
12 November 2013, 03:33 PM ET
These hot young stars, which are much heavier and will have short lives, have painted the curious and whimsical clouds of gas and dust in this photo of star cluster NGC 3572. Europe's MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope captured the imagery.
11 November 2013, 02:14 PM ET
On 9 November 2013, powerful northern lights danced over Abisko National Park in Sweden. Chad Blakley (lightsoverlapland.com) captured the show and compiled this time-lapse.
11 November 2013, 11:11 AM ET
The Sun's magnetic field is close to reversing its polarity. Its is an event that occurs every 11 years. A senior scientist at the Wilcox Solar Observatory explains what will happen.
11 November 2013, 11:01 AM ET
Sunspot AR1890 has erupted with another X class flare on November 10th, 2013. Also, a Sunspot that just recently begun its Earth-facing journey (AR1895) has made its presence know with an M2 flare on Nov. 11th.
09 November 2013, 03:59 PM ET
Russian Cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy took an unlit torch that will be used at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia on a spacewalk. They were installing and replacing experiments and hardware for the ISS as well.
09 November 2013, 03:43 PM ET
ESA's Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) mapped the Earth's gravity with precision. Find out about the science it performed in this end of mission video.