Explore our Multimedia resources


NASA’s Universe of Learning makes the cosmos accessible to learners of all ages through a variety of technologies and platforms. The inclusion of emerging technologies allows for the most interactive and immersive experiences available, which allows for learners to make a personal connection to our universe.  

Within these multimedia resources, users can immerse themselves in the science through:

  • Astronomy visualizations developed from NASA Astrophysics data

  • Data visualizations of exoplanets

  • Videos explaining difficult concepts at the audience’s level

For more information or how to get involved, please contact info@universe-of-learning.org.




ViewSpace signature, and 3 video screen captures illustrating that the platform encompasses all of astrophysics; from planets to gravitational lensing

ViewSpace is a web-based, self-updating exhibit that presents the latest discoveries in our quest to understand the universe, from the search for evidence of life beyond Earth to the fundamental understanding of the how the universe works and its ultimate fate. Its beautiful imagery and captivating stories help ViewSpace engage visitors of varying backgrounds and experiences.

Audience: All Learners

Webpage: About the ViewSpace project
Application: ViewSpace

Mixed Media


Universe Unplugged

This is a series of short videos on various topics in astronomy designed to pique general public interest in NASA’s scientific exploration of humanity’s cosmic origins, and provide pathways to further learning opportunities. Most of the videos feature Hollywood celebrities in order to reach a broad audience, including populations whose participation in STEM are underrepresented.

Audience: All Learners

Video series: Universe Unplugged

Eyes on Exoplanets title, and a screen capture of a rocky planet from the online interactive

Eyes on Exoplanets

Get set for launch. “Eyes on Exoplanets” will fly you to any planet you wish—as long as it's far beyond our solar system. This fully rendered 3D universe is scientifically accurate, allowing you to zoom in for a close look at more than 1,000 exotic planets known to orbit distant stars. “Eyes on Exoplanets” is powered by NASA's Exoplanet Archive, the official database used by professional astronomers engaged in exploring new worlds.

Audience: All Learners

Interactive: Eyes on Exoplanets interactive

Science Visualizations title, and screen captures from the visualization libraries

Science Visualizations

Visualizations are powerful tools for communicating NASA Astrophysics. Based on the data collected by astronomical observatories, these visualizations are grounded in science data and are accurate representations of the cosmos. Informal educators can use these visualizations within their astronomy activities, presentations, and displays.

Audience: All Learners

Website: Astrovisualization platform

Video: Flight Through the Orion Nebula in Visible and Infrared Light

Video index: Hubble Space Telescope Visualizations
Video index: Spitzer Space Telescope Visualizations
Video index: Chandra X-ray Observatory Visualizations
Video index: Hubble Space Telescope Dome Visualizations