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NASA Video podcast episodes on Cassini, Mars missions and other missions exploring our solar system

NASA Video podcast episodes on Cassini, Mars missions and other missions exploring our solar system
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NASA Video podcast episodes on Cassini, Mars missions and other missions exploring our solar system

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English


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Trek to Mount Sharp Begins

7/11/2013
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After busily exploring the Glenelg region of Gale Crater, Curiosity is moving on. The rover is starting a 5 mile, or about an 8 kilometer trek southwest towards the foothills of Mt Sharp.

Phobos Passing Overhead

7/1/2013
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This movie clip shows Phobos, the larger of the two moons of Mars, passing overhead, as observed by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity in a series of images centered straight overhead starting shortly after sunset.

Curiosity's Cameras

6/13/2013
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Curiosity is at Point Lake on Mars and will snap pictures to send home. Find out more about the rover's 17 cameras, including why some shoot in color and others others take black-and-white images.

Dry Ice Moves on Mars

6/11/2013
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Is frozen carbon dioxide a key to features in some Martian gullies? To find out, scientists grabbed a bag of dry ice and took a road trip.

Rover Ready to Switch Gears

6/7/2013
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NASA's Curiosity rover switches to long-distance driving mode as she heads to Mount Sharp.

Rover Readies for Second Drilling

5/16/2013
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Curiosity prepares for a second drilling and a tutorial on the complicated choreography to get the drill sample to her instruments.

'Spring Break' Over: - Commanding Resumes

5/9/2013
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Curiosity gets new software and new capabilities for the long trek to Mt. Sharp.

Mysterious Hurricane at Saturn's North Pole

4/29/2013
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Narrated video about a hurricane-like storm seen at Saturn's north pole by NASA's Cassini spacecraft

Mars’ Bygone Atmosphere

4/12/2013
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NASA’s Curiosity finds that the Red Planet doesn’t have the same atmosphere it used to.

Curiosity Rover Hits Paydirt

3/15/2013
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Curiosity's analyzed rock sample proves ancient Mars could have supported living microbes.

Why is Curiosity Looking for Organics?

3/6/2013
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What are organic molecules, and what can they tell us about the history of Mars? Learn more in this 60-second video.

Curiosity Collects First Rock Sample

2/21/2013
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Curiosity rover obtains the first sample ever collected from the interior of a rock on another planet.