Space

Star role for rare supermoon49s

Star role for rare supermoon

A supermoon combines with a lunar eclipse for the first time in decades with spectacular results. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Bezos versus Musk in space55s

Bezos versus Musk in space

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos unveiled plans to build a rocket manufacturing plant and launch site in Florida. That puts him up against Elon Musk's SpaceX. Fred Katayama reports.

NASA crew nears half-way point in year-long space mission1m32s

NASA crew nears half-way point in year-long space mission

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is close to reaching the half-way point of a year-long mission on the International Space Station, designed to help scientists better understand the effects of longer spaceflights on the human body. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

20 km high space elevator tower planned2m18s

20 km high space elevator tower planned

A revolutionary plan to build a 20 kilometre high inflatable structure to propel spacecraft into the atmosphere has been announced by Canadian company Thoth Technology. Jim Drury reports.

Dark side of the moon captured by NASA satellite20s

Dark side of the moon captured by NASA satellite

NASA recently released stunning footage showing the "dark" side of the moon against a backdrop of a sunlit Earth. The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured the images in July 2015 while orbiting 1 million miles away. Credit to 'NASA'.

NASA releases time-lapse of Mars rover's 11-year marathon8m09s

NASA releases time-lapse of Mars rover's 11-year marathon

According to NASA, this compilation of images from hazard-avoidance cameras on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity were captured between January 2004 and April 2015 and show the rover's-eye-view covering 26.2 miles(42.2 kilometers) from its landing location. Credit: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Massive sun eruption captured by NASA1m33s

Massive sun eruption captured by NASA

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured incredible images of an eruption on the side of the sun on June 18, 2015. According to NASA, the eruption ultimately escaped the sun, growing into a substantial coronal mass ejection, or CME; a giant cloud of solar material traveling through space. Credit to 'NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory'.

NASA releases incredible flyover of dwarf planet Ceres1m15s

NASA releases incredible flyover of dwarf planet Ceres

NASA recently released footage featuring an animated flyover of dwarf planet Ceres. The animation was generated using images taken by NASA's Dawn Spacecraft during its first mapping orbit at an altitude of 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers). It also gathered navigational images taken from 3,200 miles (5,100 kilometers) away. Credit to 'NASA JPL'.

Spectacular footage shows massive plasma eruption9s

Spectacular footage shows massive plasma eruption

NASA and the European Space Agency's 'Solar and Heliospheric Observatory' recently captured incredible footage of elongated solar filament, which extended almost half the sun's visible hemisphere, erupting into space in a large burst of bright plasma. Credit to NASA, ESA, and SOHO.

Asteroid's moon spotted during Earth flyby48s

Asteroid's moon spotted during Earth flyby

Scientists working with NASA's Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California discovered an unexpected moon while observing asteroid 2004 BL86 during its recent flyby past Earth. Credit to 'NASA JPL'.

Mars Rover Opportunity celebrates 11-year anniversary1m37s

Mars Rover Opportunity celebrates 11-year anniversary

Eleven years ago NASA's Opportunity rover touched down on Mars for what was only supposed to be a 90-day mission. Since then it has traveled 25.9 miles (41.7 kilometers), further than any other off-Earth surface vehicle has ever driven. Credit to 'NASA'.