Astronomy and Space for Kids www.kidsastronomy.com/
Children have access to the solar system, space exploration, a dictionary about space, fun with astronomy, and more.
James Webb Telescope www.ngst.nasa.gov
Relevant information about the new space telescope, named after James `E. Webb, NASA's second administrator, is given. The new telescope has more than twice the eight-foot mirror of the Hubble Space Telescope. This will enable it to probe deeper into the universe and to gather information about how stars and galaxies formed a few hundred million years after the Big Bang.
Mars Pathfinder Mission mpfwww.jpl.nasa.gov/default.html
Produced by Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, this site provides information and news on Pathfinder, Mars, and other related topics of interest.
NASA Apollo 11 30th Anniversary www.nasm.si.edu/apollo/AS11/a11.htm
NASA's history of Apollo 11 also includes astronaut comments, biographies of Apollo 11 astronauts, images, and much more.
NASA Astronaut Biographies www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/
Biographies and photographs of more than 150 astronauts in the United States Program are presented as well as links to data on some of the Russian cosmonauts.
NASA Kids kids.msfc.nasa.gov/
Written for children in grades K-8, this site contains scientific and technological information on space, living in space, astronomy, and much more. A teacher's corner is included. The authors are from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and the Liftoff to Space Exploration Team.
Space Place http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/
A site created especially for young children, Space Place includes: Make Spacey Things, Do Spacey Things, Space Science in Action, Dr. Marc's Amazing Facts, and Friends Share.
Starchild: The Hubble Space Telescope starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Directed for young astronomers, this site offers a search, The Question of the Month, (example, what is gravity?), and much more information about the solar system and the universe.
THEMIS: Latest Images MarsOdyssey themis.asu.edu/latest.html
NASA has posted new pictures of the surface of Mars on the internet. The photographs are taken by a visible-light camera called THEMIS (Thermal Emission Imaging System) aboard the Mars Odyssey spacecraft. Updated photos are posted Monday -Friday at 7 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. There is a calendar that will let you choose another date to view plus you can view by location on Mars.
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