Through The Wormhole: Cosmic Strings
Cosmic strings may be a way to travel trough the universe at the speed of light. Think of them as HOV lanes for space travelers.
Extreme Machines: Space Shuttle Micro
The space shuttle must create an environment where humans and machines can survive. The life support system controls the air pressure, humidity and temperature. Learn more on the Learning Channel's "Extreme Machines."
Assignment Discovery: Hazardous Outer Space
Outer space is hazardous for humans because of no air, extreme temperatures and micro asteroids. Learn more about outer space on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Extreme Machines: Space Shuttle Computers
The space shuttle's computers are vital in keeping control of the spacecraft. The onboard computers monitor 10,000 different censors. Learn more on the Learning Channel's "Extreme Machines."
Hunting for Habitats on Mars
Watch this NASA video showing how NASA's Phoenix Mission is hunting for habitats near the north pole of Mars. Previous research indicates that there is water ice on Mars and this new rover mission will try and get a sample.
Space Station Parts
Watch this video about the International Space Station on HowStuffWorks. NASA Connect segment explaining each components of the International Space Station and how these parts work together. See how the International Space Station works in this video from NASA.
Space School: Saturn
Saturn may be famous for its rings, but this gas giant also happens to possess the most powerful winds in our solar system. Learn more about Saturn in this segment from the Science Channel's "Space School."
Assignment Discovery: Black Hole Formation
Theories suggest that when a neutron star is more than three times as heavy as our sun even the neutrons cannot resist gravity, imploding into a black hole. Learn more on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Extreme Machines: Space Shuttle Rockets
On TLC's "Extreme Machines," the space shuttle's liquid rockets are extremely powerful and reusable. When operating, the orbiter's engine works under extreme temperature and pressure.
NASA's Unexplained Files: Something Out There
James McDivitt, a NASA astronaut and engineer in the 1960's, reported he saw and filmed a strange object in space. Is there a logical explanation or was there really something out there?
NASA's Unexplained Files: The Condon Report
The U.S. Air Force created the Condon Report in 1968 to address supposed UFO sightings. The report stated that "further extensive study of UFO's probably cannot be justified" and is seen by some as an attempted cover up.
Oddities: Cow-Eyed Flower
Now 100 years old, the John Carter stories have inspired characters real and fictional. Martin Berman looks into what makes a Sci-fi classic.
Oddities: Get to the Point
2012 has seen some of the highest levels of solar activity ever recorded. But what can solar storms do to you? Daron Taylor takes a look at what these intense geomagnetic storms mean.
Oddities: Yearning for a Gurney
SETI Institute is Earth's "welcome mat" for extra-terrestrial intelligence, where dozens of scientists are examining signals from space, and exploring our evolutionary history to find out if life could have happened elsewhere in the universe.
Oddities: A Heady Bargain
Since launching in 2009, the Kepler program has detected hundreds of previously unknown planets. How many of them are Earth-like, and what does that mean for the probability of intelligent life beyond our solar system?
Space: Massive Northern and Southern Lights Explained
Thanks to the largest solar radiation storm since 2003, beautiful aurorae have been popping up across the globe. Martin Berman talks to Discovery News Space Producer Ian O'Neill to understand how the aurora borealis and australis are created.
Dark Matters: Missing Cosmonauts
Two amateur radio hams listen in, recording broadcasts from early Russian launches into space. One day, they hear a heart-stopping sound. Someone tapping out a distress signal from space.