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Space

As you look at the evening sky - do you think to yourself - I wonder what it's like up there? - Is the moon really made of cheese? Wanna know more? Here are some links to some awesome space sites.

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Space Websites for Kids

Item Basics of Space Flights - This module is the first in a sequence of training modules that pertain to space flight operations activities.
Item Jet Propulsion Laboratory Student Page - This Page was created to serve the needs of students who are interested in Space Science.
Item Just For Kids - Johnson Space Center - This site has great links such as sending your name to Mars, living in space, and becoming a virtual astronaut.
Item NASA Educator Astronaut Program - Learn about astronaut school, living in space, and the crew here on earth. You can also nominate your teacher for NASA's educator astronaut program.
Item NASA Kids - Here are the answers to everything you wanted to know about space and the solar system, track the location of space shuttles and stations, or learn about rockets or mapping the earth from space.
Item NASA Quest - This site lets you meet and learn about NASA people and space science. Check out the Space Team Online, Aerospace Team Online, Solar System Online, and Deep Space Online.
Item NASA's Kids Page - This is a fun site from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Play a variety of games and activities, and more interesting facts about space.
Item NASA's Observatorium - National Aeronautics and Space Administration site for Earth and space data with pictures of the Earth, planets, stars, and other cool stuff, as well as the stories behind those images.
Item National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - NGA creates geospatial intelligence to support our national defense. Groups that help with national defense are the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and others in the Federal government. NGA's information is also used by airplane pilots, by ship captains and by many other people who use maps, charts and other geosptial products.
Item Smithsonian for Kids - Explore the playful side of the Smithsonian Museums. There are highlights of different areas, a fun and games section and much, much more.
Item Solar System Exploration Education Page for Students - The solar system is about to get very busy. The action started in June with the launch of the first of two Mars rovers. Learn more about scientists, contests and events happening just for you.
Item Solar System Exploration Kids Page - Our solar system is made up of a star - the Sun - nine planets, more than 130 moons and a bunch of comets, asteroids and other space rocks. Learn all about the other planets.
Item Space Place - Amazing facts and fun activities to do to learn more about space science.
Item StarChild - A Learning Center for Young Astronomers - The Sun, moon, comets and asteroids oh my! Here you will find interesting information about a lot of amazing space subjects. By the time you have completed the Space Stuff Section, you will be an expert on becoming an astronaut and space probes.
Item Women of NASA - The Women of NASA resource was developed to encourage more young women to pursue careers in math, science, and technology.

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Item Jason XI - You can explore NASA's Johnson Space Center and NOAA's Aquarius Underwater Laboratory through the Argonauts' journals and photos!
Item Kids Corner - Rainforest Action Network - This page has great information on how you can save the rainforest and our environment.
Item Mars Millennium Project - Take a journey of inspiration and discovery as you explore Mars through answers to questions asked of artists, scientists, engineers, and astronauts.
Item Planetary Society - The Society is a nonprofit space interest group on that encourages spacefaring nations to explore other worlds. They provide information and support educational activities about the exploration of the solar system.

Education Sites


Item Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) - Learn about GRACE, twin satellites launched in March 2002, are making detailed measurements of Earth's gravity field which will lead to discoveries about gravity and Earth's natural systems.

Commercial Sites


Item Space Day - Space Day 2001 blasts off on May 3, 2001. Now in its fifth year, it is a global celebration dedicated to the extraordinary achievements, benefits and opportunities in the exploration and use of space. The goal of Space Day is to advance science, math, and technology education and to inspire young people to realize the vision of our space pioneers.
Item Zooish - Watch the world's animal kingdom come to life in animation and sound. Learn more about land and sea animals, view space images and listen to the sounds of nature.

 

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