On a Mission

Eight stories, one mission to outer space. Follow the drama and hear voices from the InSight mission as it flies to Mars.


0:00 | Dec 10th, 2019

Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker’s love of exploration changed our understanding of the cosmos.

0:00 | Dec 3rd, 2019

Finding black rocks in the darkness of space isn’t easy, but new methods could help spot them all.
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0:00 | Nov 26th, 2019

Every year, intrepid Antarctica explorers hunt for space rocks that have fallen to Earth.

0:00 | Nov 19th, 2019

What’s in a name? Whether you call it a planet or an asteroid, missions that explore small worlds are always exciting.

0:00 | Nov 12th, 2019

Asteroids, ho! Pioneering space miners dream of Psyche, the largest metal asteroid in the solar system.
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