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NASACast: Solar System Video

NASACast: Solar System Video

NASA Video podcast episodes on Cassini, Mars missions and other missions exploring our solar system

Trek to Mount Sharp Begins
Trek to Mount Sharp Begins 2013/07/11, 20:00
Trek to Mount Sharp Begins
Trek to Mount Sharp Begins
After busily exploring the Glenelg region of Gale Crater, Curiosity is moving on. The rover is starting a 5 mile, or about an 8 kilometer trek southwest towards the foothills of Mt Sharp.
Phobos Passing Overhead
Phobos Passing Overhead 2013/07/01, 20:00
Phobos Passing Overhead
Phobos Passing Overhead
This movie clip shows Phobos, the larger of the two moons of Mars, passing overhead, as observed by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity in a series of images centered straight overhead starting shortly after sunset.
Curiosity's Cameras
Curiosity's Cameras 2013/06/13, 20:00
Curiosity's Cameras
Curiosity's Cameras
Curiosity is at Point Lake on Mars and will snap pictures to send home. Find out more about the rover's 17 cameras, including why some shoot in color and others others take black-and-white images.
Dry Ice Moves on Mars
Dry Ice Moves on Mars 2013/06/11, 20:00
Dry Ice Moves on Mars
Dry Ice Moves on Mars
Is frozen carbon dioxide a key to features in some Martian gullies? To find out, scientists grabbed a bag of dry ice and took a road trip.
Rover Ready to Switch Gears
Rover Ready to Switch Gears 2013/06/07, 20:00
Rover Ready to Switch Gears
Rover Ready to Switch Gears
NASA's Curiosity rover switches to long-distance driving mode as she heads to Mount Sharp.
Rover Readies for Second Drilling
Rover Readies for Second Drilling 2013/05/16, 20:00
Rover Readies for Second Drilling
Rover Readies for Second Drilling
Curiosity prepares for a second drilling and a tutorial on the complicated choreography to get the drill sample to her instruments.
'Spring Break' Over: - Commanding Resumes
'Spring Break' Over: - Commanding Resumes 2013/05/09, 20:00
'Spring Break' Over: - Commanding Resumes
'Spring Break' Over: - Commanding Resumes
Curiosity gets new software and new capabilities for the long trek to Mt. Sharp.
Mysterious Hurricane at Saturn's North Pole
Mysterious Hurricane at Saturn's North Pole 2013/04/29, 20:00
Mysterious Hurricane at Saturn's North Pole
Mysterious Hurricane at Saturn's North Pole
Narrated video about a hurricane-like storm seen at Saturn's north pole by NASA's Cassini spacecraft
Mars’ Bygone Atmosphere
Mars’ Bygone Atmosphere 2013/04/12, 20:00
Mars’ Bygone Atmosphere
Mars’ Bygone Atmosphere
NASA’s Curiosity finds that the Red Planet doesn’t have the same atmosphere it used to.
Curiosity Rover Hits Paydirt
Curiosity Rover Hits Paydirt 2013/03/15, 18:00
Curiosity Rover Hits Paydirt
Curiosity Rover Hits Paydirt
Curiosity's analyzed rock sample proves ancient Mars could have supported living microbes.