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NASA: AIM Mission     View
Background about the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) satellite that "captured the first occurrence this summer [2007] of mysterious iridescent polar clouds that form 50 miles above Earth's surface." These clouds "are called Pol ...

Space Shuttle: Shuttle Mission: STS-121     View
Background and updates about this space shuttle mission that launched on July 4, 2006 with a primary purpose of testing shuttle safety improvements "to build on the findings from Discovery's flight last year." Includes fact sheets, status r ...

NASA Mission Information: STS-117     View
Details about the NASA Space Shuttle Atlantis mission, launched in June 2007, to the International Space Station that will "will install a new truss segment, unfurl new solar arrays and fold up an old one -- all tricky stuff that's been done on ...

NASA's 50th Anniversary     View
This website celebrates the 50th anniversary in 2008 of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which began operation in October 1958. Provides a history of this government agency, a calendar of anniversary events through October 20 ...

China National Space Administration     View
Website for this Chinese government agency overseeing national space policy and international space cooperation agreements. Provides background, news and updates, white papers, photos and video clips, and other material about China's space activities ...

Aero Space Museum of Calgary     View
"The mission of this museum is to promote the appreciation of Western Canadian contributions in aviation and space."

American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology     View
This is an official home page of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology. This site contains "Research" area of this society, "Education" materials for college and university students, "Pubication" of the society, and other related s ...

Earth and Moon Viewer     View
Come and see the earth in a whole new way--from the moon. This and other really cool ways to look at the earth at Earth Viewer. (Warning: Some of the pictures take a while to load. Be patient!)

Apollo 13, We Have a Solution     View
This detailed 2005 article describes how saving the Apollo 13 spaceship, which was launched on April 11, 1970, and returned to earth on April 17, 1970, after a forced cancellation of its lunar mission, was the result of years of preparation, not a hu ...

NASA Human SpaceFlight     View
Includes a history of human space flight, photographs, "Behind the Scenes," news on the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station, and more. From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).



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