Fun with Astronomy and Space Exploration
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Is the Great Wall of China Visible From Space
Even the game, Trivial Pursuit claims that the Great Wall of China is the only man-made object visible by NASA astronauts from space or from the moon with the naked eye. It's a space urban legend. While many man-made objects are visible, the Great Wall of China generally isn't, at least to the unaided eye in low Earth orbit. It certainly isn't visible from the Moon.
Quotations on Astronomy and Space
There are many quotations associated with space and astronomy. Below are a list of topics and quotations dealing with planets and other space topics. Check out these quotations.
Astronauts are among the most admired people in the world. So, it's not surprising that many people wish to dress as astronauts when costumes are required.
Whether you are attending a costume party or going "Trick or Treating," we have some great astronaut costume ideas for you.
Top 10 30 Minutes Or Less Activities
These astronomy & space activities can keep you or your kids busy while they are learning and having fun at the same time. Great fun astronomy & space activities for a rainy day, weekend, or summer vacation.
Top 10 Astronomy - Space Urban Legends - Myths
Considering the fascination that outer space holds for so many of us, it's not surprising that speculation and rumors abound. Here are your About Astronomy and Space Guide's top 10 Space urban legends and myths. From hoaxes to conspiracies to sex in space, here's an intriguing look at what some people believe about space, NASA, and astronomy.
More Astronomy and Space Urban Legends - Myths - Hoaxes - Truths
People are still fascinated by space, especially after tragedy strikes. As we said in our Top 10 Urban Legends and Myths of Astronomy and Space, speculation and rumors abound. As we'll discover in our latest collection of tales (spread mostly via the internet), some stories are true, while others are misconceptions, and some are outright hoaxes.
About Space Station - Resources For Kids
About Space Station, a Place for Spacey Kids. Discover astronomy for kids and space exploration information in a fun atmosphere. Check out our stories, puzzles, and games.
Visiting Vulcan's Star
A look at the science fiction planet Vulcan and its real-life parent star, 40 Eridani A.
Vacation in the Stars!
Introducing a story about places to visit if you're interested in astronomy and space.
Naked Cores and Degenerate Stars
Astronomy has some interesting-sounding terms that are anything BUT risque.