Saturday, June 30, 2012

The European Space Agency (ESA)

http://www.esa.int/esaCP/index.html

This portal page give you access to The European Space Agencies activities. Every aspect of the space agency is covered. The site is well laid out and easy to understand. Top news and information is presented on the main page with links to more in-depth reports. Videos and picture galleries provide a plethora of image data. Even kids have a special place on the ESA Portal. ESA can also be found on many social networks.

Monday, June 25, 2012

SpaceWeather

http://www.spaceweather.com/

I have this site auto load with my browser. Spaceweather give a quick overview of current space conditions. Many of these conbditions impact us here on Earth. Solar, radiation, flares and sunspots contribute to environmental conditions here. The site has many links to more in-depth analysis and information on many related topic. This ad supported site gives visitors advance warnings of special spave events including near Earth asteroid encounters. Email notices are available to those who sign up.

Friday, June 22, 2012

SPACE.com

http://space.com

This comprehensive website covers a wide variety of space and space technologies. It is one of a number of tech websites from TechMedia Network. Main catagories on the site include News, Spaceflight, Science & Astronomy, the Search for Life and Skywatching to name a few. You can follow Space.com on the major social networks.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

SpaceX

www.spacex.com

SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies) recently made history as having the first commercial spacecraft visit the International Space Station. The company provides several lifting rockets and the Dragon space capsule. The website is easy to navigate with menu choices on the left side. There are links to many videos, pictures and statistics about their products.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Nasa

www.nasa.gov

This is the number one government space website. This is the place you want to go to to find out anything the United States government is doing in space. The site is very easy to use. There are special sections for the public, educators, students and the media. Nasa has many ways for you to stay informed through any social media. There are very good apps for smartphone users also. Watch out, you could spend a lot of time at the Nasa website!