Videos from Future in Space Hangout

Join us as we meet with members of the American Astronomical Society and the American Astronautical Society to discuss the future of humanity's efforts in space and science.

Found 40 videos in "Future in Space Hangout" category

Using Resources in Space to Sustain Human Exploration

6th Dec, 2018 - 1k views

Is it easier to bring resources with us or use what's there when going to the moon and Mars? NASA thinks it's easier to use what's there. Learn more about NASA's thinking with in-situ resource utilization (ISRU)

The TRAPPIST-1 System and the NASA Search for Habitable Worlds

15th Jun, 2017 - 3.9k views

What is NASA doing to help us understand the TRAPPIST-1 system? NASA’s Kepler mission breathtakingly revealed that our galaxy was filled with stars surrounded by planetary systems of all kinds. The search for planets includes seeking planets that

The PLANETS Foundation: Looking for Life in the Universe

17th Nov, 2016 - 3.3k views

PLANETS Foundation: https://planets.life SETI isn't the only game in town that is dedicated to searching for and finding life in the universe. An international team of professors, astrophysicists, engineers and scientists from 6 countries around th

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

17th Apr, 2018 - 2.4k 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.

The Mesmerizing Universe: X-Ray Vision for the Stars

20th May, 2016 - 4.9k views

NASA has begun a series of studies of four concepts that will in a few years’ time produce candidate designs for a major space observatory to begin construction later next decade. One of these is the X-Ray Surveyor. The X-Ray Surveyor mission will p

The Lynx Space Telescope: Our Next Flagship to Probe the X-Ray Universe

17th Aug, 2017 - 2.1k views

Lynx will take X-ray astronomy to new levels by combining a large gain in collecting area over Chandra and XMM, an angular resolution of 1/2 arcsecond, and high-throughput spectroscopy over a large field of view. NASA has begun a series of studies

The Lynx Space Telescope: A Flagship Concept to Probe the Energetic Universe

18th Sep, 2018 - 1.4k views

Lynx is one of four flagship concepts for the next great space telescope. NASA has funded a series of studies of four concepts that will in less than a year's time produce candidate designs for a major space observatory to begin construction later

The James Webb Space Telescope: The Next Great Observatory

31st Aug, 2018 - 3.3k views

For more than two decades, the series of NASA Great Observatories may have revealed more about the secrets of the cosmos than had been accomplished in the preceding history of astronomical exploration. The next great history-making observatory, the J

The Future of Space Exploration Belongs to . . .Our Robot Partners?

17th Jul, 2018 - 1.3k views

No one is any longer surprised at the number of sophisticated robots in a modern factory, although many people may be surprised at how robots are becoming an attractive option for complex operations in space, including construction, servicing, and re

The Evolvable Space Telescope - There is More Than One Way to Build a Telescope!

15th Dec, 2016 - 3.3k views

Hangout made possible by .SPACE Domains: https://goo.gl/j6BgTp Although there are several space telescopes currently in operation, most people may think that the iconic Hubble Space Telescope is the way that they should all appear. Not so! Multiple

TESS Update with Sara Seager and Natalia Guerrero

13th Feb, 2018 - 3.4k views

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to launch later this year. Where does the mission stand? Join us as we take a look at the status of the TESS mission and discuss some of the amazing science it is designed to accomplish.

Starshades and Coronagraphs: Essential Technologies for Finding Life in the Universe

16th Oct, 2015 - 6.5k views

NASA is developing ambitious future missions intended to find signs of life on worlds around other stars. Those clues would be present in the planet’s atmosphere: water vapor indicating an ocean, oxygen from green plans, methane from bacteria. To ac