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.
Spaced Out: Sex in Space
Did NASA ever conduct sex experiments in space? Is it even possible to have sex in space? Find out in this humorous video from the Discovery Channel's "Spaced Out."
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.
Coming Home From Space: Space Shuttle's S Turns
At around 300,000 feet the space shuttle transitions to an airplane as it begins the descent to Earth. To slow down, the shuttle performs S-turns by banking one way and then the other. Learn more on Discovery Channel's "Coming Home From Space."
Giants - Outer Planet Probe
Scientists' long-held dream of a satellite space flight to the outer planets came to fruition during a rare planetary alignment in 1977.
Planet Storm: Solar Storm
On Discovery Channel's "Planet Storm," learn about solar storms and how they can effect the Earth and astronauts in space.
Planet Storm: Io's Atmosphere
On Discovery Channel's "Planet Storm," learn how studying volcanic plumes on Earth can tell us a lot about Jupiter's moon Io.
Planet Storm: Io's Volcanoes
On Discovery Channel's "Planet Storm," learn about the volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io. Could the volcanic activity mean that the moon is growing an atmosphere?
Planet Storm: Jupiter's Storms
On Discovery Channel's "Planet Storm," watch as a professor of atmospheric sciences recreates Jupiter's red spot using a spinning bowl of water.
Learn about radio telescopes and how they help shape our understanding of the universe.
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.