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Visitors can view this image of the Nimbus 7 satellite, which has been used to measure ozone levels as part of the TOMS (Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer) program. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic
Subject: Space science
 
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Users can read about how distances are measured in the solar system. Attempts by early astronomers to estimate distances and ongoing work to establish and refine the astronomical unit (the mean distance from the Earth to the Sun) are described. This is part of NASA's online book entitled "From Stargazers to Starships" and links to other parts of the site and to related topics are provided. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This resource focuses on NASA's interplanetary exploration and discovery missions. The site features links to topics that include news, the planets, missions (current and past), science and technology, a multimedia gallery of images and animations, NASA employees, a kids' section, and education and history sections. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Space science
 
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This site, originally published as part of NASA's History Series, presents a detailed history of the Apollo program. The story begins in the 1950s with early efforts to beat the Soviet Union into space, carries through the Kennedy administration, with its famous challenge to land a man on the moon and return him safely to Earth by the end of the 1960s, and culminates with the landing of Apollo 11 ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Space science
 
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This website, produced by the Kennedy Space Center, provides histories of NASA's manned space missions, beginning with the first flights by American astronauts in the Mercury program and proceeding through the latest missions of the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. Each section features mission goals and summaries, descriptions and pictures of the spacecraft, and stories about the astronauts ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Space science
 
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This site, produced by the Kennedy Space Center, presents the complete history of the Apollo Program, a series of missions which ultimately resulted in manned landings on the Moon. It features sections on mission goals, spacecraft, and summaries of both manned and unmanned missions. Mission summaries describe each flight crew, the conduct of each flight and landing, and accounts of experiments that ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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Astronomers estimate the age of the universe in two ways: by looking for the oldest stars, and by measuring the rate of expansion of the universe and extrapolating back to the Big Bang. This site explains how these measurements are made and points out the discrepancy in ages derived from the two methods. It features images, background information, and links to other resources regarding the age of ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This site explains how supernovae can be detected and studied by measuring the decay of radioactive elements in the material ejected from them. It is part of the Goddard Space Flight Center's "Imagine the Universe" website, created by GSFC's Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics. It includes text, remotely sensed imagery, and links to other topics related to high energy astrophysics. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This site consists of JPEG images of the planets, including photographs of Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, historic photographs, and artistic illustrations (montages). Links to other parts of the GRIN image library are provided. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Space science
 
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This is a JPEG image of the planets in the solar system arranged as a montage. It is part of the GRIN (Great Images in NASA) library of images, which consists of photographs and other illustrations that are browsable by subject, NASA Center, or keyword. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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