High Definition Gallery

  • HD video of RBSP launch

    Radiation Belt Storm Probes Launch

    The Radiation Belt Storm Probes mission lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, beginning a mission to study Earth's radiation belts.

    QuickTime 1080i 475 MB
    QuickTime 720p 91 MB
    QuickTime 480p 30 MB
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 lifts off.

    SpaceX Launches to the International Space Station

    Windows 1080i 113 MB
    Windows 720p 73 MB
    Windows 480p 48 MB
  • MSL launch

    Mars Science Laboratory Launches to the Red Planet

    QuickTime 720p 152 MB
  • NPP launch HD video

    NPP Launches on Earth-Observing Mission

    The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project, or NPP, launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base this morning, on a mission to measure both global climate changes and key weather variables.

    Windows 1080i 228 MB
    Windows 720p 151 MB
    Windows 480p 106 MB
  • GRAIL Launch. Credit: NASA

    GRAIL Launches on Mission to Moon

    The Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory mission lifted off at 9:08 a.m. EDT Saturday bound for the moon, to study the lunar interior from crust to core and advance understanding of the moon's thermal evolution.

    Windows 1080i 216 MBQuickTime 1080i 1 GB
    Windows 720p 184 MBQuickTime 720p 728 MB
    Windows 480p 122 MBQuickTime 480p 290 MB
  • Juno launch

    Juno Launches on Mission to Jupiter

    NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 12:25 p.m. EDT, Aug. 8, 2011, on a five-year journey to Jupiter.

    Windows 1080i 133 MB
    Windows 720p 85 MB
    Windows 480p 69 MB
  • STS-135 lands at KSC

    Atlantis Lands, Completing Final Shuttle Mission

    Atlantis lands at NASA's Kennedy Space Center before dawn on July 21, 2011, wrapping up the mission of the space shuttle program.

    Windows 1080i 160 MB
    Windows 720p 102 MB
    Windows 480p 89 MB
  • STS-135 launch

    Atlantis Launches to the International Space Station

    Atlantis launches on the final space shuttle mission, delivering supplies to the International Space Station.

    Windows 1080i 156 MB
    Windows 720p 102 MB
    Windows 480p 102 MB
  • STS-134

    Endeavour Launches to the International Space Station

    Endeavour launches on its final mission, delivering the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer to the International Space Station.

    Windows 1080i 149 MB
    Windows 720p 113 MB
    Windows 480p 94 MB
  • STS-133 Launch HD Video

    Discovery Launches to the International Space Station

    Discovery launches on a mission to deliver the Permanent Multipurpose Module and the humanoid Robonaut 2 to the International Space Station.

    QuickTime 1080i 154 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 115 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 59 Mb
  • STS-132 lands in Florida

    Atlantis Returns to Kennedy Space Center

    The STS-132 crew returned home on May 26, 2010, after delivering the Russian Rassvet module to the International Space Station.

    QuickTime 1080i 320 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 235 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 127 Mb
  • STS-132 launch in High Definition

    Atlantis Launches to the International Space Station

    The STS-132 crew will deliver the Russian Mini Research Module, or Rassvet, and perform three spacewalks at the orbital outpost.

    QuickTime 1080i 161 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 117 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 62 Mb
  • STS-131 lands in Florida

    Discovery Returns to Kennedy Space Center

    The STS-131 returned home on April 20, 2010 after delivering a multi-purpose logistics module filled with science racks to the International Space Station

    QuickTime 1080i 202 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 148 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 76 Mb
  • STS-131 Launch

    Discovery Launches to the International Space Station

    The STS-131 crew will deliver a multi-purpose logistics module filled with science racks and perform three spacewalks at the orbital outpost.

    QuickTime 1080i 158 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 202 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 62 Mb
  • STS-130 HD launch video

    Endeavour Launches, Carrying 'Room With A View' To Station

    Endeavour lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on the STS-130 mission to deliver the Tranquility node and cupola to the International Space Station.

    QuickTime 1080i 155 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 108 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 57 Mb
  • STS-129 HD Icon

    Atlantis Launches With Supplies, Equipment for Station

    Atlantis lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on the STS-129 mission to deliver supplies and equipment to the International Space Station.

    QuickTime 1080i 154 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 115 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 61 Mb
  • Ares 1-X launch

    Ares 1-X Test Rocket Launches

    The test flight lasted about six minutes from its launch from the newly-modified Launch Complex 39B until splash down of the rocket's booster stage nearly 150 miles down range.

    QuickTime 1080i 185 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 130 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 65 Mb
  • STS-128 launch

    Discovery Launches With Supplies, Equipment for Station

    Discovery lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on the STS-128 mission to deliver supplies and equipment to the International Space Station.

    QuickTime 1080i 166 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 100 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 45 Mb
  • Launch of Endeavour on STS-127

    Endeavour Launches For Space Station

    Endeavour lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on the STS-127 mission to complete construction of the Japanese Kibo module on the International Space Station.

    QuickTime 1080i 163 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 121 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 64 Mb
  • HD video of Atlantis launch on STS-125

    Atlantis Launches on Hubble Repair Mission

    Atlantis lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on the STS-125 mission to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope.

    QuickTime 1080i 185 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 106 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 61 Mb
  • STS-119 launch

    STS-119 Launch

    Discovery blasts off on a mission to add the final set of solar arrays to the International Space Station.

    Windows 1080i 180 MB
    Windows 720p 113 MBQuickTime 720p 378 MB
    Windows 480p 48 MB
  • STS-126 HD launch footage

    Endeavour Launches on Mission STS-126

    Endeavour lights up the Florida night as Commander Chris Ferguson and crew head to the International Space Station on a mission to prep the outpost for larger crews.

    Windows 1080i 134 MB
    Windows 720p 88 MB
    Windows 480p 57 MB
  • High Definition video of GLAST launch

    GLAST Launches From Kennedy Space Center

    Spacecraft begins mission to study gamma rays.

    QuickTime 1080i 200 MB
    QuickTime 720p 98 MB
    QuickTime 480p 57 MB
  • STS-124 HD launch footage

    Discovery Launches on Mission STS-124

    Commander Mark Kelly and crew deliver the main segment of Japan's Kibo module to the International Space Station.

    QuickTime 1080i 179 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 117 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 59 Mb
  • STS-123 launch

    Endeavour Launches on Mission STS-123

    Commander Dom Gorie and crew deliver Japanese and Canadian elements to the International Space Station.

    QuickTime 1080i 162 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 108 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 56 Mb
  • HD video of STS

    Atlantis Launches on Mission STS-122

    Commander Steve Frick and crew deliver the European Columbus module to the International Space Station.

    QuickTime 1080i 123 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 95 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 51 Mb
  • Discovery Launch

    STS-120 Launch

    Discovery heads toward the International Space Station to deliver the Harmony module.

    QuickTime 1080i 80 Mb
    QuickTime 720p 52 Mb
    QuickTime 480p 27 Mb
  • Endeavour Launch

    STS-118 Launch

    Endeavour heads toward the International Space Station with teacher-turned-astronaut Barbara Morgan aboard.

    Windows 1080i 105 MbQuickTime 1080i 102 Mb
    Windows 720p 66 MbQuickTime 720p 68 Mb
    Windows 480p 28 MbQuickTime 480p 35 Mb
  • HD video of STS

    STS-117 Launch

    Atlantis heads toward the International Space Station with a new set of solar arrays.

    Windows 1080i 70 MbQuickTime 1080i 62 Mb
    Windows 720p 36 MbQuickTime 720p 55 Mb
    Windows 480p 26 MbQuickTime 480p 29 Mb
  • STS-116 launch in High Definition

    Discovery Lights Up the Night

    The STS-116 mission to the International Space Station begins with a spectacular night launch in Florida.

    Windows 1080i 222 MbQuickTime 1080i 150 Mb
    Windows 720p 141 MbQuickTime 720p 85 Mb
    Windows 480p 60 MbQuickTime 480p 65 Mb