Space exploration and S Guide - Resources and Review

Set of documents from the Apollo, Skylab, and Apollo
Soyuz Test Project programs, with an index to records about the Mercury and Gemini records, which are stored at the National Archives Southwest Regional facility at Fort Worth. Also a small collection of material from the early days of the Manned Spacecraft Center (later Johnson Space Center).
Information for prospective users of the Shuttle Small Payloads Programs (SSSP), which was
Official history, reference, science and personnel behind the international space station project due to commence operations in 1999.
Online magazine offering original articles on space exploration and discovery.
Details of the education programme, latest news, shuttle launches and resources in aeronautics, human development and exploration of space, earth science and space science.
Directory of educational and instructional resources to support teachers and students of science, mathematics, and technology. Includes information on NASA programs in aerospace technology, biological and physical research, earth science, human exploration, and space science.
Company organised to advance and engage in space flight as a commercial enterprise. Aims to establish an enduring private space program that opens the path for anyone to travel in space.
The 2111 Foundation for Exploration funds research and educational programs around the world, promoting the exploration of space and the preservation of Earth.
An international organisation of 14 member states which aims to provide for and to promote, for exclusively peaceful purposes, cooperation among European States in space research and technology and their space applications, with a view to their being used for scientific purposes and operational space applications systems.
Offers an introduction to the subject of small satellites, with sections about relevant technologies, specific types of small satellites, projects, conferences, and a glossary.
Collection of resources relating to the accident which destroyed the Challenger space shuttle on 28th January 1986. Resources cover a range of topics including engineering considerations, the cultural significance of the event, and the possibility of a similar accident occurring in the future.
Animations, images and descriptions of the Sun, planets, moons, comets and asteroids. Also covers rocketry, early astronauts, history of space exploration, space missions, and spacecraft.
COHOWeb provides access to hourly resolution magnetic field and plasma data from each of several heliospheric spacecraft. Each COHOWeb data record holds spacecraft position, magnetic field, and plasma data for one spacecraft and one hour.
News service, updated each weekday, which offers information about astronomy and space exploration. Stories can be viewed by topic, and a full archive is available. Provides access to a number of news outlets from around the world including Astronomy Now, BBC News and Space Daily.
Subject terms used for indexing and retrieving documents in NASA's databases of scientific and technical information. Includes a hierarchical listing with definitions for each term, and a rotated term display with terminology arranged in a keyword
in-context index, providing additional access points.
A learning system on the Earth and space sciences intended for the general public. Includes documents, images, films, animations, and data sets that explore the earth and space sciences and the historical and cultural ties between science, exploration, and the human experience.
Provides information on the international space station under construction since 1998, and crewed since November 2000. Features the schedule for additional construction work, a 3
dimensional electronic model of the station, details of the partners involved, and the latest station-related news stories.
Presents articles on astronomy, cosmology, and space exploration. Also includes the latest space news, and a monthly guide to the night sky.
Collection of fact sheets outlining NASA's research activities in a range of disciplines such as aerospace technology, earth science, human exploration and development of space, space science, and technology transfer.
US centre for robotic exploration of the solar system. Includes details of all JPL missions, which have visited all known planets except Pluto, as well as recent news such as details of Asteroid 1997 XF11.
Service which allows users to search the many different abstract and technical report servers maintained by various NASA centres and programs.
Provides news of space mission launches, a database of exploratory missions which travelled beyond the Earth's orbit, and offers a calendar of forthcoming missions from around the world.
Details of research activities, programs, projects, laboratories and services in x
ray astronomy, including a picture gallery, data and images from the ROSAT satellite. Most information is available in English and German.
Links to resources about aerospace and astronautics, astronomy and space science, and planets and the solar system.
Conducts flight research and aircraft operations for current and future aerospace vehicles, including the Space Shuttle. Includes facts sheets on research projects and pilot biographies.
Information about the development of small spacecraft by NASA and the US Department of Defence. Includes an overview of small spacecraft missions and their cost effectiveness, current and future technology, conclusions, recommendations and a glossary of acronyms.
Maintains a large collection of historic air and spacecraft and is also a vital centre for research into the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight. The museum continues to develop new exhibits to examine the impact of air and space technology on science and society.
Information about the Third United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. Provides information about benefits of exploration for the 21st century, UNISPACE III events, and issues such as space treaties, space debris, nuclear power sources and communications. Also offers details of the group's agenda, statements, press releases, reports, photographs, and audio based accounts of conferences. Information is available in English and French.
Descriptions of NASA space science missions either under study, in development, or currently operating. Features information on missions completed since 1989, and provides links to individual mission homepages. Multi
mission programmes are outlined, and a summary of space science launches from 1992 to 2003 is offered as a PDF file.
Provides an account of environmental challenges and bodily changes likely to face humans in space, in order to determine how people would survive beyond Earth. Information is organised into seven main sections addressing how humans would cope in outer space, space as a laboratory for life sciences, the effects of space flight on various parts of the body including the cardio
vascular system, blood components, fluid regulation, muscular and skeletal systems, and human sensory and balance systems.
A non
profit organisation whose purpose is to educate students and the general public about the values and benefits of the space program.
Links to details of expeditions of scientific and exploration endeavour.
Details of Canada's national space programme, including the Radarsat Earth observation satellite.
An organisation of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Provides research information and results, details of collaboration with institutes worldwide, and project outlines.
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