Videos

Our Curiosity: Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Felicia Day Narrate Video About Mars Rover

by Nancy Atkinson August 13, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter In honor of the 2nd anniversary of the Curiosity rover reaching Mars, Caltech has put out a wonderful new video about the plucky little rover that has captured the hearts and imaginations of people around the world. And some familiar voices […]

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Awesome Video of a Satellite in Orbit

by Nancy Atkinson August 12, 2014

Here’s a great video from a camera mounted on the exterior of the TechDemoSat-1, an in-orbit technology demonstration mission from the UK. It launched on July 8, 2014 on a Soyuz-2, and the video shows the satellite moments after separation from the upper stage. The satellite even took a selfie, below. The video shows the […]

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Stunning 3D Tours of Two Well-Known Nebulae

by Jason Major March 27, 2014

Two videos recently released by the Hubble team take us on a tour of two famous and intriguing cosmic objects: the stellar wind-blown “celestial snow angel” Sharpless 2-106 and the uncannily equine Horsehead Nebula, imaged in infrared wavelengths by the HST. Using Hubble imagery complemented with data from the Subaru Infrared Telescope and ESO’s Visible and […]

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Simply Breathtaking Night Sky Timelapse: “Huelux” by Randy Halverson

by Nancy Atkinson January 29, 2014

Regular readers of Universe Today will be well-acquainted with the photography and timelapse work of Randy Halverson. He’s just released his latest timelapse and in a word, it is breathtaking. Aurora, thunderstorms — sometimes both at once — and, of course, stunning views of the night sky. Remove this ad Nancy Atkinson on Google+

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Video: These Children from Greece (and Poland) Helped Wake Up the Rosetta Spacecraft

by Nancy Atkinson January 29, 2014

The European Space Agency asked for help in waking up the Rosetta spacecraft from 31 months of deep-space hibernation, and sponsored a fun video contest. The votes are in and the winning video comes from the 1,002 children of the Ellinogermaniki Agogi Primary School in Greece. Not only is the video heartwarming, but original music […]

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