Tools & Equipment for Astronomy & Space Exploration
NASA Spinoffs - Inventions Benefiting Our Daily Lives - Apollo Spinoff ...
Every day, in a variety of ways, American lives are touched by space technology. Since 1976, about 1,400 documented NASA inventions have benefited U.S. industry, improved the quality of life and created jobs for Americans. The Apollo program has helped change the way of life in America, especially in health care. Here are some of the inventions contributed by the Apollo program.
SETI At Home (Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence)
SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data. Join your About Space Guide in this important endeavor. First, download the software and install it on your computer.
Water on Mars
A look at why planetary scientists are interested in finding water on Mars and other system bodies.
The Amazing Hubble Space Telescope
A look at the Hubble Space Telescope, its instruments, and overall mission.
A Quick Tour of Jupiter's Moons
A quick tour of the planet Jupiter's four largest moons: Io, Europa, Callisto, and Ganymede.