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NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong in a Moving Short Film
NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong in a Moving Short Film

A loving tribute to the first man on the moon.

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Richard Feynman on the One Sentence to Be Passed on to the Next Generation
Richard Feynman on the One Sentence to Be Passed on to the Next Generation

“In that one sentence, you will see, there is an enormous amount of information about the world, if just a little imagination and thinking are applied.”

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Pioneers! O Space Pioneers! A Walt Whitman + NASA Mashup
Pioneers! O Space Pioneers! A Walt Whitman + NASA Mashup

“Conquering, holding, daring, venturing as we go the unknown ways, Pioneers! O pioneers!”

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The Last Pictures: A Time-Capsule of Humanity in 100 Images Sent into Space for Eternity
The Last Pictures: A Time-Capsule of Humanity in 100 Images Sent into Space for Eternity

“Just as the topology of space is at odds with everyday human experience, the ‘time’ of space is utterly foreign.”

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Why We Cry: The Science of Sobbing and Emotional Tearing
Why We Cry: The Science of Sobbing and Emotional Tearing

Why it’s easier to prevent a crying spell than to stop one already underway.

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Happy Birthday, Voyager 1: An Animated Adaptation of Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot
Happy Birthday, Voyager 1: An Animated Adaptation of Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot

“The aggregate of our joy and suffering…every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization…every young couple in love…lived there — on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.”

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