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Research astronomy topics and space exploration related resources. Discover definitions and answers to frequently asked questions. Get started in your studies of astronomy and space with basic infomational references. Learn what other people want to know and ask your own questions about space and astronomy basics.
  1. The Big Questions
  2. Astronomy Resources
  3. Fields of Astronomy
  4. Astronomy Basics
  1. Space Basics
  2. Space Exploration History
  3. Space Missions

The Big Questions

Spitzer Space Telescope Pictures Gallery - Great Observatories Present Rainbow of a Galaxy

Here is a growing list of essential questions and answers about astronomy and space.

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Astronomy Resources

Aristotle Pictures - Bust of Aristotle

Discover resources including publications and web sites dealing with astronomy. Find software for use in astronomy. Learn about all the computer resources for astronomy and space.

Fields of Astronomy

Astronomy Wizard

There are a number of ways to define astronomy and the science of astronomy can be broken down into several different but related fields. Here are some of those fields of astronomy.

Astronomy Basics

The Sun

Discover definitions and answers to frequently asked questions. Learn the basics of astronomy. This is where you can find what you need to know about astronomy.

Space Basics

Apollo 11 - First Humans on the Moon - Plants American Flag on the Lunar Surface

Space exploration is a fascinating topic for many people. The phrase "rocket science" denotes something very hard. However, there is some basic information that many people can and do learn. Discover definitions and answers to frequently asked questions. Learn the basics of space exploration.

Space Exploration History

NASA Project Mercury Overview Pictures - Monument at Pad 14 honoring Project Mercury

Discover the history of space exploration. From the first beep in the nightsky of Sputnik through the visit to the international Space Station, learn more about space exploration history.

Space Missions

Mars Express Mission

Space missions are designed to explore the unknown and learn more about the universe around us. Whether it's a manned space mission to the moon, a robot explorer in the solar system or a probe to the galaxy beyond, learn more about space exploration missions.

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