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CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley - Sun tornado captured by NASA spacecraft

A NASA spacecraft captured images of a tornado on the sun, spinning at 186,000 miles an hour and heating up to 3.5 million degrees. Scott Pelley reports.

Channels: Solar astronomy 

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Huge 'Tornado' Churns on Sun's Surface - Close-Up Video

A circular storm as wide as five Earths was captured churning on the Sun's surface on Sept. 25, 2011, by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft. Time-lapsed multiple filter views are looped in this video. - Original Music by Mark C. Petersen, Loch Ness Productions

Channels: Solar astronomy 

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Space Odyssey: Voyage To The Planets 1 - BBC

Space Odyssey: Voyage To The Planets This two-part science fiction docu-drama examines the possibilities of a dangerous, manned space mission to explore the inner and outer planets of the Solar system. Five astronauts pilot the nuclear thermal rocket powered Pegasus spacecraft on a tour of the solar system. Their mission is a collaboration of the NASA, CSA, ESA and РКА space agencies and takes the crew to Venus, Mars, a close flyby of the Sun, Jupiter's moon Io and Europa, Saturn, Pluto, and the fictional Comet Yano-Moore. Most of the planetary destinations the crew reaches are followed by a manned landing there. Prior to the mission large tanks of hydrogen were deposited in stable orbits around the planets to allow the crew to refuel to have sufficient delta-v for the multi-year mission. The crew encounter many hardships and disappointments along the way. A Venus EVA that almost ends in disaster when the lander Orpheus encounters launch delays, the near-loss of the shield during the aerobrake in Jupiter's upper atmosphere (according to the first part of the miniseries) and the loss of samples from Jupiter's moon Io all test the crew's resolve. The most devastating blow comes when the ship's medical officer dies of solar radiation-induced lymphoma in Saturn orbit, forcing the crew to decide whether to continue the mission to Pluto, or abort and return to Earth. In the original British release, the crew decides to press on to Pluto, making history.

Channels: Planetary science 

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TrES-2b Darkest Known Exoplanet

Information on TrES-2b, GSC 03549-02811, and Kepler Spacecraft. TrES-2b is the darkest known exoplanet. TrES-2b obits GSC 03549-02811 located 750 lightyears from Earth in the Draco constellation. TrES-2b was discovered on August 21, 2006 by the Trans-Atlantic Exoplanet Survey using Sleuth and PSST, part of the TrES network of 10-cm telescopes.

Channels: Planetary science 

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Microlaunchers: The Case for a New Generation of Very Small Spacecraft,

Google Tech Talk March 3, 2009 ABSTRACT Microlaunchers: The Case for a New Generation of Very Small Spacecraft, presented by Charles Pooley. Charles Pooley speaks about his work in creating *VERY* small rockets (~500kg) to launch a one pound payload to orbit or beyond. http://www.microlaunchers.com/

Channels: The Astronomers  Planetary science  Lectures In Astronomy 

Added: 2635 days ago by starnamer

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