September 21, 2004

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NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration is in charge of all space programs for the United States. Here are a few websites for you to dive into:

At Edspace you find information about Astronaut School, Living in Space, Bringing Space Home, Explorer's Galaxy, and the Earth Crew of a mission.

Human Space Flight , for mission status reports, space station, photos, history,

Kennedy Space Science Center, keep track of launches, International Space Station,

AstronautAstronaut School Can you eat bugs, or ride the vomit comet?

Astronaut Biographies for crew members and candidates for future missions.

Meet the Astronauts

StarChild, a Learning Center for Young Astronomers. Become an expert on the solar system, the universe and other space facts.

Space Kids Become an expert. Take a look at space science for kids.

NASA Kids offers an interactive way to learn about NASA's science activities. It is especially designed for kids.

Amazing Space Online Explorations Online explorations are a fun, interactive way to explore galaxies, black holes, comets, and other fascinating objects.

Capture the Cosmos / Online adventures, pictures, answers and more about many topics about space.


Down-to-Earth Astronomy Links to things to see, do and learn from the Space Telescope Science Institute and the Hubble Space Telescope.


Fun in Space This is the place to go for "Shuttle Factoids."

Space Weather Science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment. Keep up to date about Solar Winds, Geomagnetic Storms, and Near Earth Asteroids.

If you are the curious kind look at What's Happening in Space Today for the current report about the state of the sun, auroras, and space events.

Public Pictures of Space

Useful Daily Space Data The sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset and twilight time tables for your location from the Navy can be a useful classroom tool. Also included are important dates, positions of the sun and moon, and eclipse information.

Astronomy Picture of the Day from NASA. Every day a new picture or image of the universe is placed here, with a brief explanation and links to background information.

Check when you can view The International Space Station from your location.

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A good place to start your exploration of topics and resources about space is NASA's Website. The Educator's Section has helpful suggestions for teaching at different Grade levels.

Amazing Space Web-based activities primarily designed for classroom use.

The Space Place Intergrated elementary group activities about space, with cool images of astronauts, earth, the moon and many more.

NASA Education Program out of the world opportunity for teachers.

The Teaching tools index is a convenient doorway to all of Amazing Space's teaching materials.

Hubble Space Telescope PictureInformal Science Education Design resources and specialized exhibits for science museums, planetariums, and other informal science education settings. Links to funding opportunities for informal educators.

Space Science Education Resource Directory (SSERD) A convenient way to find NASA space science products for use in classrooms, science museums, planetariums, and other settings. Searchable by keyword, subject, and grade level.

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