The Planetary Society was on site to capture a time lapse of the historic launch for Orion's four hour, 24-minute test flight on December 5, 2014.
Liquid water is not stable on Mars and someone is apparently not stable with dry ice. Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact.
NASA's Orion spacecraft lifted off on a two-orbit, four-hour shakedown cruise Friday morning at 7:05 a.m. EST. These video clips were taken from the roof of the Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center.
How does Neptune scale up to Jupiter? Find out from Dr. Bruce Betts on this week's Random Space Fact.
Thanks to supporters like you, we were able to accomplish amazing things in 2014. Here's a look back at what we have achieved together.
Why explore Europa? This video by JPL explains what's so interesting about this ocean world near Jupiter.
If Mercury were the size of a cranberry, how big would Jupiter be? Find out from Dr. Bruce Betts on this week's Random Space Fact.
Dr. Bruce Betts has the answer in this week's Random Space Fact. Starring Dr. Bruce Betts | Video by Merc Boyan | Music by Jim McKeever | Fact derived from hubblesite.org
The excitement is building! LightSail is counting down to our test launch, set for May 20—and you’re invited.