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  • 10 Unexplained Mysteries

    10 Unexplained Mysteries

    World’s 10 Most Mysterious Pictures Ever Taken In this video we go dawn memory lane and look at 10 of the most mysterious pictures ever taken.This is purely for entertainment, or if you like for you to ponder on and decide what some of the events may be. Enjoy and share………

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  • Expedition 38 Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio

    Expedition 38 Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio

    Today we have something different than usual. we learn the life story to date of Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio. It is nice to learn something about the people that orbit in space on the ISS. Meet JAXA astronaut Rick Mastracchio, flight engineer for the Expedition 38 crew of the International Space Station. Enjoy and share….

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  • Laser Communication!

    Laser Communication!

    LLCD: Proving Laser Communication Possible A very short video showing the launch of Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE),and the laser message sent back to Earth. Is this the communication of the future? On October 18th, 2013 the Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) made history, transmitting data from lunar orbit to Earth at a rate of 622 Mbps. LLCD, flying aboard NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), is the first NASA mission dedicated to proving high-rate, two-way […]

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  • Dying Star

    Dying Star

    This video will show you how one of the largest stars ever discovered is dying.The ALMA telescope looks back at Black Hole jets and finds that W-46 is the dying star.A longer video than usual, but worth watching. Enjoy and share……..

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  • Canyon of Fire

    Canyon of Fire

    This short video depicts an eruption on the Sun. It has spectacular scenery and beautiful music to enjoy the experience. Here is what NASA has to day about it. A magnetic filament of solar material erupted on the sun in late September, breaking the quiet conditions in a spectacular fashion. The 200,000 mile long filament ripped through the sun’s atmosphere, the corona, leaving behind what looks like a canyon of fire. The glowing canyon traces the channel where magnetic fields […]

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  • How to Wash Your Hair in Space

    How to Wash Your Hair in Space

    Have you ever wandered how the astronauts maintain hygiene in space? Today we learn about washing your hair in space…You never know when this knowledge may come handy! In this short video NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg shows how she washes her long hair in space while living in weightlessness on the International Space Station.Remember…No rinse shampoo is a must. Enjoy and share…..

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  • GPS-How It Works

    GPS-How It Works

    The first generation of GPS was created by the AIR FORCE in 1973 to find solders and to figure out how to launch missiles from a moving platform. GPS as you and I know it was launched in 1989 with the first satellite GPS2.It was open to the public in the year 2000. The Global Positioning System, or GPS, is pretty amazing and chances are, it’s playing a much greater role in your life than you realize. Anthony explains how […]

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  • Ask a Climate Scientist

    Ask a Climate Scientist

    Global Warming Pause? Is there a pause in global warming? This question was posed to Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist Josh Willis as part of NASA’s Ask A Climate Scientist campaign. Josh gets asked a lot if there has been a pause in global warming, because temperatures aren’t increasing as fast as they were a decade ago. No, he says, global warming is definitely still increasing (http://climate.nasa.gov/key_indicators#globalTemp). We see more heat being trapped in the oceans, and sea levels are rising. […]

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  • Day One Captured!

    Day One Captured!

    RRM:Robotic Refueling Mission Spacecraft design tests even ambitious engineering teams. The rigors of space flight place qualitative demands on hardware and software far beyond what’s required for Earth-bound gear. But nothing’s perfect. Even in space, things break; things run low on fuel; things need to be updated. What to do? Robotic refueling is challenging. Before a satellite leaves the ground, technicians fill its fuel tank through a valve that’s then triple-sealed and covered with a protective blanket—designed never to be […]

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  • The Rain Or The Rainforest?

    The Rain Or The Rainforest?

    This short video talks about the rain on our planet and its effects on the rainforest. It is geared towards young students but it is so interesting and clearly explained that I thought you would like to watch it as well. Sometimes the simplest things are the most enjoyable and the most instructional. Enjoy and share……

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