Astronomy Videos

Our full collection of all Deep Astronomy videos. Here you'll find everything from live astronomy hangouts to regular space news episodes and short space documentaries. You can browse by keyword, specific categories or just have poke around and see what you can find. There's definitely something for everyone!

Found 520 videos

Europa Plumes! Looking at Past Galileo Data

18th May, 2018 - 597 views

Like this content? Please consider becoming a patron: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy Astronomers were enthusiastic but cautious about the Hubble observations that suggested Europa had water plumes ejected from its icy surface. Every telescope obs

Mars: We Can Get There, But How do We Land?

16th May, 2018 - 1.6k views

Surprisingly, it may be easier to get to Mars orbit one day with astronauts than it will be to actually land: safely landing on the Red Planet poses some major challenges yet to be overcome. So far, many Mars landers and rovers have used a variety o

The Search for Planet 9: So, where is it? (audio remix)

11th May, 2018 - 2.1k views

Astronomers believe there is an undiscovered super-Earth Sized planet lurking in our outer solar system. If it exists, then astronomers think it would have an estimated mass of ten Earths. So, where is it?

More Troubles for JWST

4th May, 2018 - 6.6k views

In this episode, more bad news coming out of the James Webb Space Telescope Mission, screws and washers from sun shield cover were found on the floor.

What's the Difference Between an Astronomer and an Astrophysicist?

2nd May, 2018 - 1.7k views

Have you ever wondered what the difference was between an astronomer and an astrophysicist? You're not alone. I get this question all the time and I'll have the answer in this astronomy vlog post.

Mars May Be Closer Than You Think: Propelling Humans to the Red Planet

1st May, 2018 - 2k views

Like this content? Please consider becoming a patron: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy Some propulsion technologies proposed to take astronauts and future generations of robotic explorers to Mars seem almost science fiction. But that’s hardly the

New Technique for Finding Dyson Spheres in Gaia Data Release 2

25th Apr, 2018 - 3.1k views

SETI Astronomers have worked out a plausible way to find Dyson Spheres by using Parallax measurements from Gaia.

NASA's TESS: How Many Planets will be Found?

25th Apr, 2018 - 1.9k views

The recently launched Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) was designed to find Earth - sized planets around other stars. How many exoplanets are we expected to find?

Let's Watch the TESS Launch

18th Apr, 2018 - 2.9k views

Quickly setting up to watch the TESS Launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Let's watch together

The Parker Solar Probe: Our First Mission to Touch the Sun!

17th Apr, 2018 - 1.7k views

In just a few short months, NASA will launch the Parker Solar Probe, a mission designed to get the closest we've ever been to the Sun.

As TESS Launch Approaches, Kepler Mission Ending as Fuel Runs Low

13th Apr, 2018 - 2.8k views

Bad news from NASA regarding the venerable Kepler/K2 mission: it is running out of fuel and preparations are being made for the final end - for real this time - of the mission that showed us there were more planets in our galaxy than stars.

Moons and Exoplanets: The Same or Different Species?

10th Apr, 2018 - 1.3k views

Researchers using a new model are looking at what the second largest moon in our Solar System, Titan, would be like if it was in orbit around a Sun-like or Dwarf Star. How much would Titan change? Could it harbor life?