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Mike Brown: The Exploration of the Outer Solar System

Published on Mar 3, 2014 Produced in association with Caltech Academic Media Technologies. Talk held at Caltech: California Institute of Technology.  

Eddy Cartaya: My glacier cave discoveries

FILMED NOV 2013 • POSTED DEC 2013 • TEDYouth 2013 Snow Dragon. Pure Imagination. Frozen Minotaur. These are the names Eddy Cartaya and his climbing partner Brent McGregor gave three glacier caves that they were the first to explore. As the Sandy Glacier slowly slides down Mount Hood in Oregon, the caves and tunnels inside …

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NASA: Removing the Barriers to Deep Space Exploration

This discussion on the topic “Removing the Barriers to Deep Space Exploration” is a presentation by NASA’s Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations Bill Gerstenmaier in which he convenes a panel discussion to consider the challenges facing the U.S. space exploration program. NASA’s future Orion crewed spacecraft and the Space Launch System which will …

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Steven Squyres: The Future of Planetary Exploration

The University of California presents this talk from 2011 by Steven Squyres who is a professor of astronomy at Cornell University. He has participated in a number of NASA’s planetary spaceflight missions, including the Voyager mission to Jupiter and Saturn, the Magellan mission to Venus, the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous mission, and the Mars Exploration …

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NASA: Plans Progressing for Human Deep Space Exploration

Published on Feb 27, 2013 NASA officials brief media on the agency’s Orion crew vehicle, Space Launch System rocket and Ground Systems Development and Operations progress.