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U.S. Government Information
- Project Apollo from NASA includes a number of online books, including:
- The Apollo Spacecraft: A Chronology (NAS 1.21:4009, 4 volumes, 1969-1978).
- Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations (NAS 1.21:4204, 1978).
- Chariots for Apollo: A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft (NAS 1.21:4205, 1979).
- Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions (NAS 1.21:4214, 1989).
- An Annotated Bibliography of Apollo Program (NAS 1.15:109852, 1994).
- Apollo Program collaboration of NASA and National Air and Space Museum.
- Apollo to the Moon online exhibit from the National Air and Space Museum.
- Astronomical Data, including Sunrise, Sunset, Moonrise, Moonset, and Twilight, Moon Illumination, Eclipses, and positions of the Sun and Moon.
- Comet Shoemaker-Levy Collision with Jupiter
- International Space Station - NASA
- Mars Exploration Program
Includes images from Mars Rovers.
- Movies and Animations from NASA and Elsewhere
Depicting the sun, the planets, and celestial phenomena.
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
- Kennedy Space Center includes information about shuttle missions, schedule, etc.
- NASA Educational Materials by Subject
- NASA Shuttle Web
- Joint Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) includes maps of the solar system, star charts and other information.
- NASA Astrophysics Data System
Provides access to abstracts and full text articles from leading journals and conference proceedings in astronomy and astrophysics. It also includes a digital reference library.
- NASA Images
This site, a collaboration between Internet Archive and NASA, provides links to thousands of NASA images from space and here on Earth.
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Scientific and Technical Information Program provides:
- NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Searchable database of NASA aerospace information as well as domestic and international scientific and technical information (STI) pertinent to NASA's missions and Strategic Enterprises. Coverage begins in 1911 (1917 for NACA documents). Examples of NASA's STI include research reports, journal articles, conference and meeting papers, technical videos, mission-related operational documents, and preliminary data. NASA citations and full-text documents found on NTRS are unlimited, unclassified, and publicly available. NTRS also collects scientific and technical information from sites external to NASA to broaden the scope of information available to users.
Note: Most material identified in this search will be available in the Government Information Library or other collections of the University Libraries.
- The Roswell Report: Case Closed
- Space Calendar
- Space Weather Prediction Center
Provides real-time monitoring and forecasting of solar and geophysical events and TODAY's space weather.
- Welcome to the Planets
Images and Fact Sheets.
International Organization Information
- European Space Agency (ESA)
- International Space Agency
- United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Works to ensure the peaceful uses of outer space.
- Cambridge University Press Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Hubble Space Telescope Images
- International Space Science Institute
The main task of this institute "is to contribute to the achievement of a deeper understanding of the results from space-research missions, adding value to those results through multi-disciplinary research in an atmosphere of international cooperation."
- National Geographic: Science and Space
- Views of the Solar System
- The Library Catalog, Chinook
There are numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on astronomy and space exploration available in the collection.
Try these searches to see some of the resources in Chinook , the library catalog:
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