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Compilation of some of the 218 video entries and messages received as part of the "Wake up, Rosetta!" video contest. Credit: ESA

NASA is deploying the unmanned aerial vehicle Global Hawk to Guam for the Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment (ATTREX). ATTREX is studying changes in moisture and chemical composition of the upper atmosphere that can affect Earth's climate. Credit: NASA Ames

The German space agency, DLR, discusses the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission. The Rosetta comet-chaser mission launched in 2004 and is expected to descend to the surface of comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko in November 2014. Credit: DLR

Concept animation featuring notional crew operations during NASA's proposed Asteroid Redirect Mission. Credit: NASA

SpaceShipTwo climbed to more than 21,000 meters and reached a top speed of Mach 1.4 during the flight. Credit: The Telegraph

Orbital Sciences launched its Antares rocket Jan. 9 carrying supplies to the international space station (ISS) from Wallops Island, Va. Credit: NASA TV courtesy of SpaceVidsNet

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its first successful domestically built cryogenic upper-stage engine. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) carrying the GSat-14 communications satellite lifted off Jan. 5 at 4:18 p.m. local time from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on India’s southeastern coast.

A pair of Earth-observing cameras owned by Canada’s UrtheCast Corp. failed to perform as expected after their installation outside the international space station’s Zvezda module Dec. 27, prompting Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy to bring the hardware back inside the orbiting outpost while engineers on the ground work on a fix. Credit: NASA TV

Imaging satellite operator Skybox Imaging showcases video from SkySat-1, which was launched in November aboard a Russian Dnepr rocket. The video, of Tokyo from early December, is neither tuned nor calibrated. Credit: Skybox Imaging


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