Astronomy

The Universe
Stars and Galaxies
A comprehensive multimedia guide to stars and galaxies, taken from the CD-ROM Earth and Universe

Hubble Space Telescope pictures
Some spectacular images from the Hubble space telescope, plus some computer animations

The Messier Catalog
Images of the brightest and most beautiful diffuse objects in the sky, including nebulae, galaxies and star clusters

The Web Nebulae
Information about nebulae, with spectacular images

The Solar System
Views Of The Solar System
Images and information about the Sun, planets, moons, asteroids and comets, and the history of space exploration.

Welcome to the Planets
Another pictorial tour of the solar system from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

The Nine Planets: A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System
Yet another tour of the solar system

Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet collision with Jupiter (SEDS Page) Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet collision with Jupiter (JPL Page)
Pictures and descriptions of the collision of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 with Jupiter in July 1994

Space Exploration
The Basics of Space Flight
An introduction to the concepts of space flight

History of Space Exploration
Multimedia information on the history of rockets, spacecraft, space exploration, and NASA, including details of all space shuttle flights

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)
Information about SEDS, astronomy, rocketry, and space science

The Center for Mars Exploration
Information on past and future NASA missions to explore Mars

How to become an astronaut
Application information and requirements for the astronaut program

The Space Calendar
A calendar of space-related activities and anniversaries for the coming year.

Space colonies
Find out about living in orbit

Space radar images of Earth
Radar images of earth taken from the space shuttle

Links to more information

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The NASA home page

Space Science Hotlist
Internet topics and resources on space science

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