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  Space Science and Astrobiology Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Space Science Division scientists Chris McKay, Jen Heldmann and other NASA Ames engineers, scientists, and educators traveled to Lassen National Park to perform science and participate in an EPO activity that has involved over 1800 students to date.
The science was to deploy instruments to characterize the physical properties of terrestrial snowpacks over the course of the winter.
The Space Science and Astrobiology Division at NASA Ames Research Center is dedicated to research in astrophysics, exobiology, advanced life support technologies, and planetary science.
www-space.arc.nasa.gov   (329 words)

  
 The Audacious Space Elevator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Inspired partly by science fiction, NASA scientists are seriously considering space elevators as a mass-transit system for the next century.
His publication, Space Elevators: An Advanced Earth-Space Infrastructure for the New Millennium, is based on findings from a space infrastructure conference held at the Marshall Space Flight Center last year.
Science magazine ran a short article in 1966 by John Isaacs, an American oceanographer, about a pair of whisker-thin wires extending to a geostationary satellite.
science.nasa.gov /headlines/y2000/ast07sep_1.htm   (1668 words)

  
 NASA - Space Science - Home
NASA transformed its organization in the summer of 2004, uniting the former Earth and Space Science Enterprises.
The Science Mission Directorate will carry out the scientific exploration of the Earth, Moon, Mars and beyond; chart the best route of discovery; and reap the benefits of Earth and space exploration for society.
Our science stretches from the middle levels of Earth's atmosphere to the beginning of the universe, billions of light years away.
spacescience.nasa.gov   (239 words)

  
 Space Settlement
These orbital space colonies could be wonderful places to live; about the size of a California beach town and endowed with weightless recreation, fantastic views, freedom, elbow-room in spades, and great wealth.
Freeluna.com dedicated to the proposition that the colonization of outer space is critical for the long term survival of the human species, and that colonization of the moon and the exploitation of the moon's natural resources is one of the best first steps in that incredible journey off planet.
Space Quotes to Ponder What famous people (and some not famous) have said about why humankind must expand into space.
www.nas.nasa.gov /About/Education/SpaceSettlement   (1035 words)

  
 Space & Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This curiosity is the parent of science, and all of us appear to be born with it.
A leading thinker, a science fiction author, and a science writer; his most important recent work is "The Spike", a thought provoking discussion about the significant changes we are experiencing as new abilities become available to us faster and faster.
Noted science and science fiction writer Greg Bear shares an article on the profound challenges of cloning a complete human being, and offers a cautionary note.
www.futurist.com /portal/science/space_and_science.htm   (975 words)

  
 Exploring Planets in the Classroom: hands-on science activities
Hawai'i Space Grant Consortium is located at the Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in Honolulu.
Space Science Activities featured in Future Flight Hawai`i, a K-12 Education project of the Hawai`i Space Grant Consortium.
Astronomy and Space Science activities compiled by Andrew Fraknoi, Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
www.spacegrant.hawaii.edu /class_acts   (679 words)

  
 SSDOO Education Outreach Page
Space Science Education Resource Directory - an Internet on- ramp to top-quality educational resources produced by NASA's Space Science Education and public Outreach programs.
The Space Science Data Operations Office (SSDOO) of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center offers information and discoveries about the Sun, the solar system, the galaxy, and the universe to scientists, educators, students and the general public.
We hope to enhance science, mathematics, and technology education to achieve scientific and technological literacy of all.
ssdoo.gsfc.nasa.gov /education/education_home.html   (432 words)

  
 Open Directory - Science: Technology: Space   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Space Projects and Info - Offers a collection of popularized material on space projects and astronomy.
Space Travel and Exploration - News, information, and resources about space exploration for the armchair space traveler.
Usenet space archive - Large collection of google group postings on all aspects of space exploration and development.
dmoz.org /Science/Technology/Space   (291 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Tech News & Web Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Speed of light in empty space is one fixed factor in question.
CAPE CANAVERAL — NASA officials announced the next crew for the international space station Tuesday: an astronaut making her first space flight, a NASA veteran and a cosmonaut making a return trip to the station.
Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a space shuttle who also led last year's harrowing return to flight after the Columbia disaster, said Monday she will leave the space agency.
www.usatoday.com /tech/science/news.htm   (318 words)

  
 NASA - Science@NASA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is the kind of disk where planets are born, raising the possibility that second-generation planets can form around stars after they go supernova.
This raises the possibility that magnets could be used for dust abatement when astronauts return to the moon.
According to Einstein's theory of relativity, space travel is a good way to stay young.
science.nasa.gov   (356 words)

  
 Orlando Sentinel : Space & Science :
Space news from Sentinel space editor Michael Cabbage...
While there may be nothing "wrong" w/ it, per se, we don't need our kids bouncing around on sugar-highs all day in school.
Bruce A. Peterson, a NASA test pilot who flew the wingless "lifting body" vehicles that led to the development of the space shuttles, has died.
www.orlandosentinel.com /news/space   (238 words)

  
 NASA - Space Station Science
But living in space is bad for bones and muscles accustomed to Earth's constant gravity.
NASA is researching the complex challenge of keeping space travellers safe from radiation.
Expedition Six NASA ISS Science Officer Don Pettit used some of his time while living aboard the International Space Station to shed the light of science on a variety of subjects.
www.nasa.gov /mission_pages/station/science   (246 words)

  
 ESA - Space Science - Home
28 April 2006 The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is providing astronomers with extraordinary views of comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 as it disintegrates.
These observations provide an unprecedented opportunity to study the demise of a comet nucleus.
Copyright 2000 - 2006 © European Space Agency.
www.esa.int /esaSC   (193 words)

  
 HubbleSite
Resources for educators, museum and science center professionals, and students.
Interactive games and activities for space explorers of all ages.
Home of the Hubble Space Telescope, a NASA Origins mission that seeks answers to fundamental questions about the universe and our place in it.
hubblesite.org   (292 words)

  
 Science News - Space & Cosmos - New York Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By WARREN E. Some space science must be sacrificed to help pay for the ability to send humans into space after the space shuttle is retired, Michael D. Griffin said.
The 10th planet turns out to be barely larger than tiny Pluto, a new photograph by the Hubble Space Telescope shows.
With budgets tightening and the obstacles to human space exploration looking more daunting, NASA is enlisting the expertise of outsiders.
www.nytimes.com /pages/science/space   (599 words)

  
 National Space Society Home Page
Members and Chapters of the National Space Society are planning events across the nation and around the world for Yuri's Night, the world celebration of space on the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic first spaceflight and the 25th anniversary of the first space shuttle launch.
The National Space Society commends the White House for recognizing the vital importance of human space exploration in the 2007 budget for NASA.
National Space Society members and leaders were out in force for the world premiere of the new Tom Hanks IMAX space film, "Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D," at the National Air and Space Museum.
www.nss.org   (1621 words)

  
 Learn More at Space.com. From Satellites to Stars, NASA information, Astronomy, the Sun and the Planets, we have your ...
Gregory Olsen: Third Space Tourist Aims for Orbit
Upload your cool science and space-themed images now.
Hundreds of incredible views of space in our large collection of Image Galleries.
www.space.com   (295 words)

  
 BBC - Science & Nature - Space
Exploration Deep space Origins Stars Space chat TV and Radio A-Z index
There may be more fact in science fiction than we think.
Play Space Doctor and try to keep your crew alive on a mission to Mars.
www.bbc.co.uk /science/space   (212 words)

  
 Amazing Space
The Teaching tools index is a convenient new doorway to all the teaching materials at Amazing Space.
Educators get a special "overview" with every resource that suggests ways to use it in the classroom and provides links to related materials.
uses the Hubble Space Telescope's discoveries to inspire and educate about the wonders of our universe.
amazing-space.stsci.edu   (155 words)

  
 Space Science
Check out this page, or our links to other site on space.
The Universe is a near endless space filled with galaxies, stars, planets and other objects like asteroids and meteorites.
These planets, listed from the closest to farthest from the Sun, are: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto.
www.kidport.com /RefLib/Science/Space/Space.htm   (148 words)

  
 HubbleSite - NewsCenter
HubbleSite is produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI).
STScI is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. (AURA), for NASA, under contract with the Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD. The Hubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA).
NewsCenter is the complete collection of every Hubble Space Telescope news release and its supporting materials, along with tools and resources designed to further your knowledge of astronomy.
hubblesite.org /newscenter   (253 words)

  
 Astronomy Resources at STScI
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is providing astronomers with extraordinary views of comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3, which is falling apart right before our eyes.
Ultra Deep Field High Level Science Products The Space Telescope Science Institute, in collaboration with the Space Telescope - European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF), and the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC) are pleased to release the final reduced images, object catalogs, and ancillary files from the Hubble Space Telescope Ultra Deep Field program.
The Astronomer's Proposal Tool The APT is a complete and integrated system for the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) proposal preparation.
www.stsci.edu   (188 words)

  
 Astronomy and Space Science on ScienceMaster.com
Ever since I was very young I loved dreaming about rockets, trips to the moon and the marvels of space.
Although I'm still here on Earth, creating these pages and exploring the amazing online resources of NASA, and other great sites has left me with a greater appreciation of the mysteries of the universe.
Brian Monson of the Arkansas School of Math and Science, in Hot Springs, Arkansas has created an Early Cosmology Tutorial.
www.sciencemaster.com /space/space.php   (339 words)

  
 Challenger Center for Space Science Education
On that day, Challenger, 51-L, the "Teacher in Space" mission, launched into space carrying teacher Christa McAuliffe, Commander Dick Scobee, Pilot Mike Smith and astronauts Judy Resnik, Ellison Onizuka, Greg Jarvis, and Ron McNair.
Indianapolis Challenger Learning Center, located in Indianapolis, IN, has been changing the way students learn about mathematics, science, and technology since 2004.
Visit the new online CLC Space Store for all the space-theme, out-of-this-world products you can imagine: space toys, games, models, robots, flight jackets & caps, patches & pins, space pens, space food, DVDs, CDs, books, clothing, posters & photos, decorate your space room and much more.
www.challenger.org   (246 words)

  
 Science News - New York Times
This week, Kenneth Chang is answering selected reader questions regarding his article about colliding fl holes from this week's Science Times.
Read his answers so far or e-mail your questions to askscience@nytimes.com.
A new study suggests that the most environmentally friendly car might be one that never gets washed.
nytimes.com /pages/science/index.html?adxnnl=1&...   (573 words)

  
 NASA - Space Science - Education - Links
We welcome suggestions for any additional sites relevant to Space Science education and public outreach.
Earth Views of Space and Space Views of Earth
Education activities at the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Science Institute
spacescience.nasa.gov /education/educators/links   (290 words)

  
 Hotlist: Space Science
With links for the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station
Los Alamos National Labs People Who Make Contributions to Space Science
The Center for Science Education at U.C. Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory
www.fi.edu /tfi/hotlists/space.html   (80 words)

  
 SpaceKids - Space Science for Kids
Head to the new Kids section of the Science Mission Directorate website.
A grand total of 3,551,645 names were sent to Mars.
Links to education sites, naming contests, games and quizzes!
spacekids.hq.nasa.gov   (69 words)

  
 Space News - MSNBC.com
• A quiet man gets the spotlight in space
See unconventional images of Earth and the universe beyond from April 2006.
Plus, a weird comet and a new robot dog in our weekly science and space news quiz.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/3033063   (55 words)

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