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Publisher: NASA Glenn Research Center
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This site from the NASA Glenn Research Center offers a brief introduction to propulsion with many links to explore related concepts in depth. Topics include Newton's laws, thrust,…
  
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Spinning Brains, an article from NASA, explains the Coriolis force and how humans can adapt to it. The article discusses the concept of rotating spaceships and the research being…
  
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Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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This web article from NASA's Visible Earth presents a classic photograph of Earth taken from the Apolo 17 mission in 1972, which includes the south polar ice cap. The article…
  
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Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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This Astronomy Picture of the Day shows a test in which a small satellite was tethered to the Space Shuttle in 1992. Numerous wide-ranging links provide further information.
  
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This Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) image shows a laboratory test of the ion drive engine used to propel the Deep Space 1 exploratory probe across the solar system in 1998. The…
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This site is the portal for the mammoth NASA collection, featuring spacecraft descriptions, mission histories, hosts of images, and much more. A tip--use the navigation bars rather…
  
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Publisher: Lunar and Planetary Institute
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This page, from the Lunar and Planetary Institute, describes how the composition of portions of the lunar surface was determined by observing the fluorescence produced by solar…
  
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Publisher: University of California, San Diego
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This site, from the University of California at San Diego, describes a laser ranging project whose goal is to measure the distance to the moon to within a millimeter. Included are…
  
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R. McCray and A. Koelemay
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This applet illustrates the challenges of communicating with extraterrestrial civilizations. The user is able to control the average lifetime of communicating civilizations and the…
  
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M. A'Hearn; Publisher: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Find out about the mission that successfully crashed an instrumented probe into a comet. Don't miss the Image Gallery, which has spectacular images taken before and after the crash,…
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