Posts Tagged ‘space exploration’

NASA’s Hover Craft Explained

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

NASA’s robotic lander autonomously launches, hovers, and lands. And it could be the future of planetary exploration. Martin Berman finds out how it works. Found at Discovery News.

How To Do A Backflip In Space

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Hint: Very ssslllloooooowwwwwly. Found at YouTube from NASAtelevision.

How To Jettison An External Fuel Tank In Space

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Space Shuttle Atlantis creates its last piece of space junk by jettisoning its external fuel tank. Found at YouTube from NASAKennedy.

The Danes Go Ballistic

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

The first successful launch of the HEAT-1X rocket with Tycho Brahe spacecraft in Copenhagen. Found at YouTube from KadowX.

Endeavour Interview

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

PBS Newshour takes you aboard the Endeavour space shuttle and the International Space Station for an interview with Commander Mark Kelly and crew as they orbit the Earth. Found at YouTube from PBSNewsHour.

Space Tourism

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Miles O’Brien reports on the 10th anniversary of Dennis Tito’s historic flight to the International Space Station, via Space Adventures, ushering in the era of space tourism. Found at YouTube from milesobrien3.