Discovery and exploration of the Solar System
Discovery and exploration of the Solar System is observation, visitation, and increase in knowledge and understanding of Earth's "cosmic neighborhood". This includes the Sun, the Earth and its Moon, m...
Discovery and exploration of the Solar System - Wikipedia
ESA Releases Stunning Photos Of Mars’ ‘Winter Wonderland’ Near Planet’s North Pole
Newly released images from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express mission offer a timely look at the water ice near the Red Planet’s north pole, showcasing what the agency referred to ...
New Horizons Flyover of Pluto
Using actual New Horizons data and digital elevation models of Pluto and its largest moon Charon, mission scientists have created flyover movies that offer spectacular new perspectives of the many unu...
Sounds of Mars: NASA’s InSight Senses Martian Wind
Listen to Martian wind blow across NASA’s InSight lander. The spacecraft’s seismometer and air pressure sensor picked up vibrations from 10-15 mph (16-24 kph) winds as they blew across Mars’ Elysium P...
What will NASA's InSight do on Mars?
The InSight mission will hopefully land on Mars on the 26th November. But how will it land, and what will it actually do while on Mars? SUBSCRIBE for more videos about our other planets. Subscribe! h...
Why NASA Is Sending An $850 Million Drill To Mars
NASA is sending an $850 million lander to Mars. Using a drill to dig deeper into the planet than ever before, Insight will be the first of its kind to study Mars’ interior. This mission will help us l...
NASA Is Sending A Helicopter To Mars
Behold the Marscopter! For the first time ever, a helicopter drone will be sent to survey the Red Planet. (via Seeker Universe)
Did you know that the James Webb Space... - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
Did you know that the James Webb Space Telescope’s 5-layer tennis court-sized sunshield is like having sunblock of SPF 1 million? Using never before developed technology, Webb is the most complex...
4G cell service is coming to the Moon....
4G cell service is coming to the moon. (via @Seeker)
NASA tour of the Moon in 4K will take your breath away!
Take a virtual tour of the Moon in all-new 4K resolution, thanks to data provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. As the visualization moves around the near side, far side, north an...
New Human Subspecies Likely To Emerge As Martian Planners Try To Establish Red Planet Colony | Tech Times
Humans who plan on inhabiting Mars are faced with a difficult challenge of conceiving children. Microgravity could result in a variety of defects in an unborn child.
Powering a Habitat on Mars with Kilopower
When we imagine sending humans long-term to live on the surface of Mars, the moon, or other planetary bodies in the not-so-distant future, one of the primary questions is: How will we provide the colo...
Massive deposits of ice found under surface of Mars
National Geographic Astronomy columnist Andrew Fazekas says there have been 8 locations showing layers of ice on the surface of Mars. Subscribe to CTV News to watch more videos: https://www.youtube...
Laika: Pioneering Space Dog Launched 60 Years Ago Today
It has been 60 years since a Soviet dog named Laika became the first animal to orbit Earth. Her historic flight was one of the defining moments of the space race between the US and Soviet Union. Al Ja...
Cosmology
Cosmology (from the Greek κόσμος, kosmos "world" and -λογία, -logia "study of"), is the study of the origin, evolution, and eventual fate of the universe. Physical cosmology is the scholarly and scien...
Cosmology - Wikipedia
Geocentric model
In astronomy, the Geocentric Model (also known as geocentrism, or the Ptolemaic system) is a description of the cosmos where Earth is at the orbital center of all celestial bodies. This model served a...
Geocentric model - Wikipedia
Timeline of discovery of Solar System planets and their moons
The timeline of discovery of Solar System planets and their natural satellites charts the progress of the discovery of new bodies over history. Each object is listed in chronological order of its disc...
Timeline of discovery of Solar System planets and their moons - Wikipedia
Human spaceflight
Human spaceflight (also referred to as manned spaceflight) is space travel with a crew aboard the spacecraft. When a spacecraft is crewed, it can be operated directly, as opposed to being remotely ope...
Human spaceflight - Wikipedia
Space exploration
Space exploration is the ongoing discovery and exploration of celestial structures in outer space by means of continuously evolving and growing space technology. While the study of space is carried ou...
Exploration of Mars
The exploration of Mars has taken place over hundreds of years, beginning in earnest with the invention and development of the telescope during the 1600s. Increasingly detailed views of the planet fr...
Exploration of Mars - Wikipedia
Exploration of the Moon
The physical exploration of the Moon began when Luna 2, a space probe launched by the Soviet Union, made an impact on the surface of the Moon on September 14, 1959. Prior to that the only available me...
Exploration of the Moon - Wikipedia