NOVA – The Planets: Mars

NOVA – The Planets: Mars

Mars was once a blue water-world studded with active volcanoes. But when its magnetic field and protective atmosphere faded, it became the frozen desert planet we know today. With so many necessary elements in place, did life ever form on Mars? Aired: 07/24/19 Expires: 07/23/22 Rating: TV-PG

NOVA – Looking for Life on Mars

NOVA – Looking for Life on Mars

NASA launches its most ambitious hunt for traces of life on Mars, landing a car-sized rover in a rocky, ancient river delta. The rover will stow samples for possible return to Earth and test technology that may pave the way for human travel to Mars. Aired: 02/24/21 Expires: 01/08/22 Rating: […]

Rise of the Rockets

NOVA – Rise of the Rockets

New technologies are making rockets cheaper and more powerful than ever before. As companies like SpaceX and Virgin Galactic make space more accessible, and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration may be on the horizon. Aired: 02/13/19 Expires: 12/31/21 Rating: TV-G

Asteroids – a new El Dorado in space?

Asteroids – a new El Dorado in space?

Mining on asteroids sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but it could soon become a reality. Nations and powerful corporations already have plans for such ventures and are hard at work staking their claim to resources from space. How can economic growth continue unfettered once all the earth’s resources […]

NASA Previews First Flight of Mars Helicopter

NASA Previews First Flight of Mars Helicopter

The Ingenuity Mars helicopter, which arrived with the Perseverance rover, is a technology demonstration that will attempt the first-ever powered, controlled flight on another world. The teams operating Ingenuity and Perseverance have now chosen the flight zone where the helicopter will conduct its operations for up to 31 days (30 […]

SpaceX – Channel

SpaceX – Channel

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs to enable the colonization of Mars. SpaceX has developed several launch vehicles and rocket engines, […]

NASA – Channel

NASA – Channel

NASA’s mission is to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research. To do that, we have worked around the world — and off it — for more than 50 years, searching for answers to fundamental questions about our place in the universe. We’re exploring space and […]

Event Horizon – Channel

Event Horizon – Channel

New Videos John Michael Godier’s Event Horizon is a Science and space focused narrative driven show featuring special guests. Event Horizon covers science, astronomy, space science, futurism, technology, astrophysics, history, news and more. Popular Videos Fermi Paradox Futurism Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Can We Solve Fermi’s Paradox?

Can We Solve Fermi’s Paradox?

What is Fermi’s Paradox?Do aliens exist? Can it be solved. Dr. Duncan Forgan explores that in his new book “Solving Fermi’s Paradox”, asking if aliens and alien civilizations exist. Where are they? Why aren’t they here yet? And what factors can keep a civilization from advancing. What if they are […]

Alien Life: Will We Know It When We See It?

Alien Life: Will We Know It When We See It?

What are scientists looking for when searching for alien life? A lot, it turns out: the search for extraterrestrials requires the help from astronomers, planetary scientists, chemists, computer scientists, and geneticists, just to name a few. But are we barking up the wrong carbon-based tree? Could alien life develop in […]

Space Race to the Moon

Space Race to the Moon

Between 1969 and 1972 twelve men walked on the surface of the moon. It was seen as the first chapter in an ambitious program of space exploration. But what started with NASA’s Apollo missions ended with the Apollo missions. Humanity’s boldest venture is now 50 years in the past. To […]

Apollo | The Moon Mission

Apollo | The Moon Mission

Apollo 8 was the first crewed mission to enter orbit in December 1968 and was followed by Apollo 10 in May 1969. Six missions landed men on the Moon, beginning with Apollo 11 in July 1969, during which Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the MoonThe success […]

Solar Superstorms

Solar Superstorms

Solar Superstorms is a major new production that takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system: Coronal Mass Ejections. What’s driving these strange phenomena? How will they affect […]

Buzz Aldrin Describes Walking on the Moon

Buzz Aldrin Describes Walking on the Moon

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin describes what it was like to walk on the the moon, his mother’s suicide, his struggle with alcoholism and jokes about seeing a UFO, at a celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, held at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New […]