title

On a Mission

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NAS

50
Followers
43
Plays
On a Mission
On a Mission

On a Mission

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NAS

50
Followers
43
Plays
OVERVIEWEPISODESYOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Details

About Us

Hear the stories behind the exploration of outer space.

Latest Episodes

Season Two, Episode 2: Impact!

What happens when a giant asteroid hits Earth?

-1 s1 w ago
Comments
Season Two, Episode 2: Impact!

Season Two, Episode 1 - The Sky Is Falling

Earth is in a cosmic shooting gallery. With so many asteroids zipping around, how can we find them all before they find us?

-1 s2 w ago
Comments
Season Two, Episode 1 - The Sky Is Falling

Season Two, Episode 0 - Asteroids!

The upcoming season will feature stories of asteroid exploration.

-1 s2 w ago
Comments
Season Two, Episode 0 - Asteroids!

Bonus episode: InSight’s Insights

What's happened with InSight since it landed on Mars?

-1 s2 w ago
Comments
Bonus episode: InSight’s Insights

Arrival

InSight is lining up to land on Mars. The trip from the top of the atmosphere to the surface of Mars is 6-and-a-half minutes of sheer terror.

23 MIN2018 NOV 20
Comments
Arrival

We Are the World

Missions to outer space have come a long way since the days of Cold War competition. Farah Alibay finds that building relationships is a big part of building spacecraft.

-1 s2018 NOV 20
Comments
We Are the World

Worlds of Wonder

Technology can take you to unexpected places. The MarCO cubesats, flying towards Mars with InSight, are breaking new ground on how far these small satellites can go.

-1 s2018 NOV 13
Comments
Worlds of Wonder

Robots Lend a Hand

Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu is in charge of the InSight mission’s robotic arm and hand. His work on space robots has led him to give a helping hand back home.

-1 s2018 NOV 13
Comments
Robots Lend a Hand

A Matter of Life and Death

Earth is a living, dynamic world thanks to volcanoes and the planetary heat that fuels them. The InSight mission wants to see if Mars also has a heartbeat deep inside its cold exterior.

-1 s2018 NOV 5
Comments
A Matter of Life and Death

True Grit on the Road to Mars

Space missions often defy the odds, overcoming all obstacles. The people who work on these missions also face challenges to get where they are today. Marleen Martinez Sundgaard, the testbed lead for InSight, personifies this tenacious spirit.

-1 s2018 NOV 5
Comments
True Grit on the Road to Mars

Latest Episodes

Season Two, Episode 2: Impact!

What happens when a giant asteroid hits Earth?

-1 s1 w ago
Comments
Season Two, Episode 2: Impact!

Season Two, Episode 1 - The Sky Is Falling

Earth is in a cosmic shooting gallery. With so many asteroids zipping around, how can we find them all before they find us?

-1 s2 w ago
Comments
Season Two, Episode 1 - The Sky Is Falling

Season Two, Episode 0 - Asteroids!

The upcoming season will feature stories of asteroid exploration.

-1 s2 w ago
Comments
Season Two, Episode 0 - Asteroids!

Bonus episode: InSight’s Insights

What's happened with InSight since it landed on Mars?

-1 s2 w ago
Comments
Bonus episode: InSight’s Insights

Arrival

InSight is lining up to land on Mars. The trip from the top of the atmosphere to the surface of Mars is 6-and-a-half minutes of sheer terror.

23 MIN2018 NOV 20
Comments
Arrival

We Are the World

Missions to outer space have come a long way since the days of Cold War competition. Farah Alibay finds that building relationships is a big part of building spacecraft.

-1 s2018 NOV 20
Comments
We Are the World

Worlds of Wonder

Technology can take you to unexpected places. The MarCO cubesats, flying towards Mars with InSight, are breaking new ground on how far these small satellites can go.

-1 s2018 NOV 13
Comments
Worlds of Wonder

Robots Lend a Hand

Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu is in charge of the InSight mission’s robotic arm and hand. His work on space robots has led him to give a helping hand back home.

-1 s2018 NOV 13
Comments
Robots Lend a Hand

A Matter of Life and Death

Earth is a living, dynamic world thanks to volcanoes and the planetary heat that fuels them. The InSight mission wants to see if Mars also has a heartbeat deep inside its cold exterior.

-1 s2018 NOV 5
Comments
A Matter of Life and Death

True Grit on the Road to Mars

Space missions often defy the odds, overcoming all obstacles. The people who work on these missions also face challenges to get where they are today. Marleen Martinez Sundgaard, the testbed lead for InSight, personifies this tenacious spirit.

-1 s2018 NOV 5
Comments
True Grit on the Road to Mars