Sunday, July 25

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Virgin Galactic launches Richard Branson to space on Unity 22
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Virgin Galactic launches Richard Branson to space on Unity 22

Virgin Galactic launches Richard Branson to space on Unity 22 Virgin Galactic is launching Richard Branson and five other crew members to space on the Unity 22 mission. VSS Unity is expected to take off after 6 am Mountain. The exact timing of the flight will be fluid. NASASpaceflight.com's Jack Beyer will be live in the field from Spaceport America, New Mexico. Coverage: https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=54216.0
How We Nearly Lost A Third Shuttle | The Story Of Space Shuttle Atlantis | STS-27
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How We Nearly Lost A Third Shuttle | The Story Of Space Shuttle Atlantis | STS-27

How We Nearly Lost A Third Shuttle | The Story Of Space Shuttle Atlantis | STS-27 NASA: https://www.youtube.com/nasa The Space Archive: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCITZhXvrfUvsO-vIuVxcTIQ This is the story of the space shuttle Atlantis on the STS-27 mission, now i know that this video is a bit different than what we usually do on this channel but ever since I was young the space shuttle has captivated me in a way that no other spacecraft has. 10 year old me was quite saddened to find out about the retirement of the space shuttle. I remember seeing the vehicles that was supposed to replace the space shuttle like the ares launch system and I just could not fathom why we were going back to a capsule from something as cool and majestic as the space shuttle. Even...
NASA Announces Two New Missions To Explore Venus
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NASA Announces Two New Missions To Explore Venus

NASA Announces Two New Missions To Explore Venus NASA has announced two new missions to Venus, launching in 2028 and 2030, to explore the planet’s origins. NASA Science Mission Directorate, Thomas Zurbuchen, joins News NOW to explain what the missions hope to find out about Earth’s planetary neighbor.  » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, TODAY.com, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, and the existing apps and digital extensions of these respective properties. We deliver the best in breaking news, live video c...
The Legacy of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope: More Planets Than Stars
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The Legacy of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope: More Planets Than Stars

The Legacy of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope: More Planets Than Stars After nine years spent in deep space collecting data that revealed our night sky to be filled with trillions of hidden planets, more planets even than stars, NASA is ending the Kepler space telescope’s science operations. Kepler leaves a legacy of more than 2,600 planet discoveries, some of which could be promising places for life. Video credit: NASA/Ames Research Center Learn more: http://www.nasa.gov/kepler This video can be downloaded from the NASA Image and Video Library at: https://images.nasa.gov/details-ARC-20180803-AAV3123-Kepler-EOFDoc-Master-NASAWeb.html NASA's Ames Research Center is located in California's Silicon Valley. Follow us on social media to hear about the latest dev...
Real Astronaut Rates Unrealistic Space Movie Scenes | How Real Is It?
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Real Astronaut Rates Unrealistic Space Movie Scenes | How Real Is It?

Real Astronaut Rates Unrealistic Space Movie Scenes | How Real Is It? Hollywood loves making movies set in outer space. But how does the actual science in these films measure up? Garrett Reisman, a former NASA astronaut and a former director of space operations at SpaceX, reacts to 10 memorable scenes from famous space movies, rating each scenario based on its accuracy. Find out what black holes, microgravity, nitrogen jetpacks, vacuum chambers, sound waves, polycarbonate visors, centrifugal forces, the Coriolis effect, and lunar soil tell us about the accuracy of iconic space movies . Can you hear something explode in the vacuum of space? Is it possible for spaceships to run out of fuel in the middle of space travel? Why do movies often get it wrong when it comes ...