Solar System

Solar System and Planets

StarChild - A learning center for young astronomers.

Our Solar System - Our solar system consists of the sun, nine planets (and their moons), an asteroid belt, and many comets and meteors.

The Galaxy - View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth until you reach a tall oak tree. After that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the subatomic universe of electrons and protons.

The Nine Planets - Here's a site with pictures of all the planets and their moons and much, much more.

Solar System Live - This is the Solar System Live and they mean it! You can tell the computer to draw a picture of the solar system almost any way you'd like it.

Welcome to the Planets - This collection centers on images taken from NASA's planetary exploration program.


Space Exploration and Astronauts


Jim Lovell and the Flight of Apollo 13
- This is a brief biography of astronaut Jim Lovell, from his childhood to his retirement. Various links are included that explain more about some terms used in the story.

Space Shuttle Launches - Here's the official schedule for all upcoming space shuttle launches. This site also describes each of all past flights.

NASA - The United States Space center. NASA presents pictures, information, and links to all major NASA research locations in the U.S.

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