Voyager

Stunning Amateur Timelapse of Jupiter ‘Re-enacts’ Voyager Flyby

by Nancy Atkinson June 17, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Back in the 1970′s when NASA launched the two Voyager spacecraft to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, I remember being mesmerized by a movie created from Voyager 1 images of the movement of the clouds in Jupiter’s atmosphere. Voyager 1 began […]

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Video: Carolyn Porco Discusses Her Life at Saturn

by Nancy Atkinson April 21, 2014

Space historian Andrew Chaikin sat down with planetary scientist Carolyn Porco, and she discusses how her career has ended up focusing on the Saturn system. I love how Porco relates how even she has been “blown away” by some of the imagery sent back by the missions — just like the rest of us! — […]

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Weekly Space Hangout – December 27, 2013: Year in Review & Looking Forward

by Fraser Cain December 27, 2013

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: +Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein), David Dickinson (@Astroguyz), Pamela Gay (@starstryder) Big thanks to Nicole Gugliucci (@noisyastronomer) for doing a wonderful job producing this past year! Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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Hoping Aliens are Hipsters Who Enjoy Vinyl

by Nancy Atkinson December 4, 2013

The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Video Archive JPL’s venerable Ed Stone, the Project Scientist for the Voyager spacecraft for over 40 years, made an appearance on the Colbert Report last night, bantering easily with the no-holds-barred host and discussing the significance of the Voyager mission, from the two launches in 1977 to […]

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The Eerie Music of Interstellar Space

by Jason Major November 3, 2013

While it’s true that there’s no air to carry sound in space, starship explosions would be strangely silent and no one can hear you scream, this latest Science @ NASA video reminds us that “space can make music, if you know how to listen.” And the “how” in this case is with the Plasma Wave […]

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