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88%VideoJul 2011

How much would you pay for the universe?

There are many reasons for funding space exploration. Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how science and technology is seen by 8th graders (13/14-year-olds) and why their dreams are so important.

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88%VideoJun 2012

Mars One, the next giant leap for mankind

(3:56) Human settlement on Mars planned for 2023!

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88%VideoJul 2012

Tour of the Moon

(4:40) Although the moon has remained largely unchanged during human history, our understanding of it and how it has evolved over time has evolved dramatically.

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88%VideoJul 2012

William Shatner narrates Curiosity's "Grand Entrance" on Mars

(4:12) NASA's Curiosity rover, launched in November 2011, will land on Mars on August 5, 2012.

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88%VideoAug 2012

Carl Sagan's vision of robots on Mars

(4:28) American astronomer and science populariser Carl Sagan played a leading role in the Mariner and Viking missions to Mars. Unfortunately he died just before the first Mars rover landed on Mars in 1997.

88%VideoAug 2012

Carl Sagan's message to future Martian settlers

(2:57) One day soon...

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88%VideoAug 2012

Voyager, 35 years later

(2:30) Thirty-five years ago today (1977), NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft departed on a journey that would make it the only spacecraft to have visited Uranus and Neptune. Voyager 2, and its twin Voyager 1 that launched sixteen days later, are still going strong hurtling away from the sun.

88%AnimationSep 2012

Journey to Mars with Spirit and Opportunity (2003)

(6:33) Before Curiosity there was Spirit and Opportunity.

88%VideoMar 2013

Mission to explore Europa, Jupiter's most promising moon for life

(4:42) NASA's proposed mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, as interpreted by James Cameron.

88%VideoApr 2013

Grasshopper rocket hover and upright landing test

(1:30) SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket hovers at 820 feet before safely returning to Earth in a vertical position.

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