Kayak on Titan? Soar past exoplanets? Epic new NASA video envisions future space travel

A new NASA video advertises a suite of the agency’s real-life missions as previewing an “Exoplanet Travel Bureau” of the future.

The one-minute short on YouTube, released Oct. 19, reimagines a set of exploration posters released by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 2015 and in 2016 as animated futuristic mini-adventures. (The posters themselves were inspired by art that the Works Progress Administration commissioned to advertise United States national parks between 1936 and 1943, attempting to boost employment during the Depression.)