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Videos / Astronomy

Discovery Night Launch (Dec 9 2006)
Video of the nighttime launch of the space shuttle Discovery (STS-116) on the 9th of December 2006.

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Is Life Just On Earth, Or Everywhere?
Looking for life in the universe isn't like looking for your lost keys. With the boundaries of the cosmos being so wide, it can be quite hard to even figure out where to start.

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Cockpit View Of Discovery Launch
A rare view of the flight deck of shuttle Discovery (on STS-121) as it launches and ascends into Earth's orbit.

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Delta 2 Explosion
In this video you will witness the explosion of a Delta 2 launch vehicle, being operated by NASA. The rocket, which did not survive lift-off, was carrying the GPS 2R satellite when it was catastrophically destroyed.

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Vanguard II Satellite
A historic newsreel from 1959 on the "Weather Eye", Vanguard II Satellite. This machine was designed to measure the distribution of cloud-cover over the daylight portion of the Earth for a period of 19 days, and to measure atmospheric density.

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STS-121 Space Shuttle Discovery Backflip
The Space Shuttle Discovery flips over to allow the International Space Station crew to photograph the heat shield to check for damage.

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