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Information on Current Space Program and Astronomy Events
The International Space Station
Exploration of the Planets
Flights to The Moon
Lunar Exploration - Past, current and
future missions to explore the moon. From NASA.
SMART-1 - European Space Agency lunar mapping satellite. Exploring The Sun
Other Information on Space Exploration
Deep Impact - NASA investigation of the
structure of a comet.
How Stuff Works: Space - Lots of information here on space and astronomy.
NASA Spacesuits and Space Walks - Learn why spacesuits are very important, and look at the suits that NASA has used when walking and working in space.
Cape Cosmos - Here you find out about the role that women and African Americans played in the space program, and about the difficulties which they faced in finding equal opportunities. The story is told by astronaut Mae Jemison.
Encyclopedia Austronautica - Lots of information about the history
of space exploration. Astronomy
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