SPACE RESEARCH RESOURCES

 

BUILD A SOLAR SYSTEM - Want to get an accurate sense of space? Enter a size for the sun - one that you can easily imagine - say an inch or maybe a foot, the site will generate the resulting relative distances to the planets. YOUR WEIGHT On Other Worlds-If you've checked out "Build a Solar System," you probably have a newfound sense of just how very distant the other planets are from Earth. Now you can augment your concept of the other planets by figuring out your weight on those celestial bodies.
SPACE 2000 AND BEYOND-CNN's new space site devoted to now and the future.

SPACE FLIGHT-official web site for the upcoming International Space Station and more. Get all the latest news.

THE ASTRONAUT RESOURCES-site deals with a wide variety of topics related to astronautics, e.g. becoming an astronaut, etc.

SOLAR PHYSICS-excellent site from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.

GALILEO PROBE-Journey to Jupiter-the official NASA Galileo home page-view the latest images and scientific data.

THE SATELLITE SITE - Learn what satellites do, how they work, and about their orbits, plus construct one online.

NASA HUMAN SPACE FLIGHT - Coverage of current Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions.
NASA/GODDARD Space Flight Center-expand our knowledge of the Earth and its environment, the solar system and the universe through observations from space.

VIEW THE EARTH-You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, or the Moon.

SATELLITE MAPS OF EARTH-the Terraserver from Microsoft.

SOLAR FLARE THEORY- What are solar flares and why study them?

MORE ON SOLAR FLARES

EYES IN THE SKY - Artificial Satellites for the Beginner Written by St. Mary's H.S.. Physics Students 1996-97

GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM - outlines the system's development, capabilities, and applications.

SPACE.COM - the definitive space Web site, offers the latest and most compelling content, featuring news, information, technology and science. ASTRONAUT CONNECTION - Guide to space, the history of its exploration, and a cross-section of the men and women who have been in it.
SPACE ENVIRONMENT CENTER- provides real-time monitoring and forecasting of solar and geophysical events, conducts research in solar-terrestrial physics. UN SPACE OPERATIONS-describes the space related activities of the United Nations.
RUSSIAN SPACE AGENCY-formed after the breakup of the former Soviet Union and the dissolution of the Soviet space program.

COMET IMPACT HAZARDS-Here's the real facts from NASA Ames Space Science Division.

LUNAR ORBITER PHOTO ATLAS- the definitive reference manual to the global photographic coverage of the Moon. This digital archive consists of the complete set of 675 plates.

ON MARS: Exploration of the Red Planet 1958-1978 - Covers the Mariner, Voyager, and Viking projects. Complete book online here.

MARTIAN FOSSILS - In 1996 scientists announced they had found evidence of life in a meteorite from the "red planet". Learn more here.

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION - all the latest information and news.
Where is it at this minute? Click to find out.

SOLAR CENTER - from Stanford, learn about the sun, solar weather reports and images of the sun.

SPACE HISTORY-historical info about Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Soyuz and Skylab programs.

THE HUBBLE TELESCOPE-Tour this online exhibit to learn more about this valuable astronomical tool.

CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY-committed to leading the development and application of space knowledge - Checkout the KidSpace section.

ARE WE ALONE? - It's a fundamental question, which has haunted humankind since first we realized that the points of light in the night sky are other suns. Home site of the SETI League.

MYSTERIES OF DEEP SPACE- from black holes to supernovas examine the unexplained facets of the universe.

LIFTOFF to Space Exploration, from Marshall Space Flight Center - latest news, fundamentals, spacecraft, tracking info and more.

DRAKE EQUATION CALCULATOR - here you can estimate the number of technological civilizations that might exist in our galaxy.

CHARIOTS FOR APOLLO - A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft - The complete book is online at this site.

A MEETING WITH THE UNIVERSE - Science Discoveries from the Space Program. Complete book is online here.

APOLLO - Expeditions to the Moon - The complete book is online at this site.

NASA ORIGINS - Seeks to answer the fundamental questions about the Universe.

 

 

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