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ASTRONOMY and SPACE
NASA (loads of good stuff)
EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY
RUSSIAN SPACE AGENCY ( used to be www.rka.ru )
Indian Space Research Organisation
Brazilian National Institute for Space Research
Jaxa.jp - Japan Aerospace eXploration Agency
Also see Pescu's list of Space Agencies
and many others
Space / astronomy / astrodefence contacts...
Spaceguard UK (also see ASTRODEFENCE)
Space Shops - space stuff for sale!
www.SETI-ARRAY.com - looking for life in space
How can stuff be "in orbit"? How does orbiting work?
Very Basic Astronomy
Sky at Night
Lincolnshire astronomy societies including Boston Astronomers
New International Astronomy Club! Free Membership! Join the Friends of Boston Astronomers!
Also see List of Astronomical Societies
1999 Solar Eclipse
Jodrell Bank Observatory
AstroSpace.org.uk - home of the nationally-renowned UK astronomer Paul Money
British contribution to the International Space Station - make a contribution to the International Space Station that both creates and demonstrates a UK capability to contribute to human space flight that is comparable to other ESA nations.
Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence including SETI @HOME
Royal Greenwich Observatory
SWIFT - Gamma ray burst research satellite.
Stereo solar observatory - two spacecraft ahead/behind the earth in solar orbit, producing stereo images which you can do research on.
Annular Solar Eclipse 2005 - was www.star.le.ac.uk/~lgt1/eclipse.html
Eclipse of the Moon 2007
New Horizons spacecraft going to Pluto
Starry Night - astronomy software
Astrium - spacecraft manufacturer
European Southern Observatory - eso.org
Did you know YOU can look through the Hubble Space Telescope?
Faulkes Telescope Corporation
Black Drop Effect
What about Planet Vulcan ?
Ceres - small planet
Saturn - with rings
L5 News is an online archive of the L5 newsletter
Why is the Earth round?
Bad Astronomy.com - exposing examples of astronomical bad practice!
British Interplanetary Society (was http://www.highview.co.uk/00/36/003652.htm)
Galaxy Zoo.org - participatory project classifying galaxies and discovering more about unusual objects that are a long way off
Why is there Something rather than Nothing ? - a cosmological question answered!
www.astronomy.com - has star charts for those who register with their site. It's free and affiliated with Astronomy Magazine and the charts are pretty good
provides communication, focused social networking, learning, employment, research and business tools for space society free of cost. This is perfect work environment for scientists, investors, marketing people, project managers and other professionals. The goal is to stimulate growth of powerful and global Space Industry. - was www.earth-space-agency.org
Michael Oates - Astronomy in the UK
Arthur C Clarke (was http://www.acclarke.co.uk)
Mount Wilson Observatory
European Space Agency's SOHO site
Rocket Science Explained - very basic simple easy to understand explanation
Planetary Science related links at obs-mip.fr was http://webast.ast.obs-mip.fr/people/festou/solar_system.html
Heavens Above - satellite trajectories et al
Sea-Launch - launching satellites from floating platform
COAA (was http://www.ip.pt/coaa/index.htm) - International hotel in the Algarve for observational astronomers
Royal Astronomical Society - was www.blacksci.co.uk
Stephen Hawking's Universe
Fieldview - astronomy hotel - was http://www.fieldview.uklinux.net
Sofia Flying Observatory
The Widescreen Centre - publishers of "The Elusive Light" - was http://www.widescreen-centre.co.uk
How far is a Light Year?
Telescopes Direct .com - was http://www.telescopes-direct.com
Paul Money's Astronomy Site
Campaign for Dark Skies - was http://www.dark-skies.org/
Great Wall of China NOT the only manmade object visible from space?
Black Holes (was http://casa.colorado.edu/ajsh/index.html)
Alma Observatory - high altitude, Chile
Virtual Star Ltd - publishers of the Galaxy Collider CD-Rom - was www.virtualstar.co.uk - not to be confused with Vivostar
www.planetarios.com - Portable Planetariums Home, República Argentina
British National Space Centre
Federation of Astronomical Societies
The International Astronomical Union
HG Lindberg: "Universe belongs to ALL": http://w1.217.telia.com/~u21702599/VARIMA.htm
Swinburne Astronomy Online (Australia) course in extrasolar planets and extraterrestrial life - was http://www.swin.edu.au/astronomy/sao/shortcourse/
List of Experiments on the International Space Station
The Association in Scotland to Research into Astronautics (ASTRA) - was www.astra.org.uk
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Lambda Publications - publishers of Redshift4 - was http://www.lambdapub.demon.co.uk
European Southern Observatory
Lord Sainsbury's Near-Earth Object Task Force Report
United Kingdom Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
Space Education Trust
PPARC (Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council)
PPARC Astronomy & Space School Liaison
UKISC (UK Industrial Space Committee) - was http://www.ukspace.com - lost to cybersquatters
National Space Science Centre
Space School UK - was http://www.star.le.ac.uk/spaceschool/
British Association for the Advancement of Science - was www.britassoc.org.uk
NERC (Natural Environment Research Council)
NERC Earth Observation Office - was http://www.nmw.ac.uk/ite/
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
DERA (Defence Evaluation and Research Agency) Space Department (Gone! Was http://www.dera.gov.uk/dera.htm)
British Astronomical Association
Nichol Optical telescope company - was www.nicholoptical.co.uk
Midlands Spaceflight Society - was http://www.wemfas.atfreeweb.com/mss/mss.htm
Yuri's Night (April 12th)
Hipparcos website at ESA - was http://astro.estec.esa.nl/hipparcos/
Unified theory of dark matter and dark energy ?
Problems with Dark Matter ?
Messier Catalogue and Caldwell Catalogue
VASIMR plasma engines - was http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/mars/technology/propulsion/aspl/vasimr.html
Bill Arnett's Sites which include such diverse elements as The Nine Planets virtual tour of the Solar System and an item on the Kuiper belt and Oort Cloud: http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets/nineplanets/kboc.html
miscellaneous links (which we're currently trying to sort out (please help!))
http://www.skypub.com/sights/caldwell/caldwell.shtml - gone!
http://www.geocities.com/capecanaveral/hall/6380/catalogues/ - another Geocities problem.
http://www.rog.nmm.ac.uk/leaflets/white/white.html - gone
And EVEN MORE space links! There's quite a lot of this SPACE to explore! It's going to take a lot of exploring!
METEOSAT Weather Satellite Images from The University of Nottingham - was http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/meteosat/
Dundee Satellite Receiving Station
XEphem: The Astronomy Software for UNIX and Linux
SOHO: The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory
Views of the Solar System - was http://www.solarviews.com/eng/homepage.htm
PDS PLANETARY IMAGE ATLAS FRONT PAGE - was http://pdsimage.wr.usgs.gov/ATLAS.html
SPACE.com: space news, games, entertainment and science fiction
Home page - was http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Lab/7444/
Terrestrial Planet Finder
Mars Polar Lander Official Website - was http://marslanding.jpl.nasa.gov/
BBC Online - The Sky at Night - previously www.bbc.co.uk/skyatnight
SETI@home: Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence at Home
The Planetary Society
JPL Solar System Dynamics
Welcome to Willmann-Bell, Inc. (was http://willbell.com/)
SpaceDaily - Space And Robotics - Special Report - was http://www.spacer.com/robot.html
NanoRover Electronics Web Page - was http://extremeelectronics.jpl.nasa.gov/NanoRoverElectronics/main.html
JPL Nanorover Technology Homepage - was http://robotics.jpl.nasa.gov/tasks/nrover/homepage.html
Detectability of Extraterrestrial Technological Activities by Guillermo A. Lemarchand
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Remote Agent Experiment - was http://rax.arc.nasa.gov/index.html
Welcome to Rotary Rocket Company - Developer of the Roton Fully Reusable SSTO Launch Vehicle - domain http://www.rotaryrocket.com/ lost
Near Earth Object Program
Radio Astronomy and SETI - Big Ear Radio Observatory
The Hipparcos Space Astrometry Mission - was http://astro.estec.esa.nl/SA-general/Projects/Hipparcos/
Catalogue Selection Page
Directory of /cats - that's an FTP site
S.T.A.R. Online: Astronomy & Science News - was http://www.stic.net/users/merlin/News9808.htm
A Solar System Scale Model Meta Page
WinonaNet: Help: WinonaNet Update column (Sunday, May 3, 1998) - was http://winonanet.com/help/columns/col147.html
Build a Solar System - was http://netra.exploratorium.edu/ronh/solar_system/
Astronomy Now | Home
Solar System Simulator
Downloadable Solar Sailing Textfile - hosted at CalTech
Solaris System Configuration - was http://info.rutgers.edu/Techdir/solarisbody.html
Educational Observatory - Sky Charts, Catalogs, Atlases and Astronomical Data Resources