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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover Animation

Explore Mars virtually in this 11-minute animated video. Key events of the Mars Science Laboratory mission, which resulted in the landing of Curiosity on Mars in August 2012, are depicted.

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Recounts Apollo 11 UFO Encounter

Buzz Aldrin tells about the “UFO” that the Apollo 11 crew saw on their way to the moon. Was it a piece of the Apollo 11 rocket? Was it an alien spaceship? Will we ever know for sure?

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The Flight Of Apollo 11 – Eagle Has Landed

This interesting video tells the story of the Eagle landing on the moon in July 1969. Using television footage, video, and photography, this short video allows the viewer to relive the events of the Apollo 11 mission from launch through recovery. Courtesy of NASA.

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Apollo 11 The True Story of the Lunar Landing

This short video describes the events of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing. Learn about the final harrowing moments of the Apollo 11 flight as the Eagle attempted to land on the surface of the moon for the very first time. From the National Geographic Channel.

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Megastructures: Impossible Bridges

This National Geographic special details the building of the Rio Antirio bridge that spans the Gulf of Corinth in Greece. This amazing structure is one of the world’s longest cable-stayed bridges. Not only that, it crosses an active fault line and is suspended over very deep water.

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How to Go Star Gazing With Your Kids

Want to learn more about Google Earth, Google Moon and Google Mars? Ever wonder about satellite tracking software from NASA? Have you heard about the astronomy and satellite tracking iphone apps called GoSatWatch, GoSkyWatch and Star Walk? This short video from Dad Labs takes a look at all of these varios applications while encouraging you […]

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The Solar System Song

Did you know that Mercury is made of iron or that there is no water on Venus? These are just a couple of the small facts I learned while watching this short video. You’ll learn many interesting things if you take the time to learn the words to this cute song about our solar system.

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Alcohol and Your Brain

Alcohol and Your Brain takes a look at the effect alcohol has on the brain. This short video will teach you about how the body metabolizes alcohol and what Blood Alcohol Concentration really means.

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Project Mercury

This 1963 NASA Space Program documentary details the how the US Project Mercury manned space program came to be and how it has contributed to other space flight programs.

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Astronauts: Project Mercury

This video from 1960 takes a look at the selection process that was used to choose the astronauts that would be used for Project Mercury. At just over 27 minutes it packs in many interesting facts about what the astronauts were put through to be chosen.

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