Explore Space Missions
For as long as there have been people on Earth, we have looked up at the sky and wondered ...Read more
It was not long after the first space satellites were launched that we succeeded in getting ...Read more
Satellites and robotic spacecraft are crucial to space exploration. They let us explore space ...Read more
These are links to other great web sites about Space Missions. But beware: you don't want ...Read more
Take off on an Exploratour! Click on one of the many tours listed below to follow a guided ...Read more
Did you know?
Did you know that many cultures have studied the heavens
in the past?
Did you know that, according to Einstein's Theory of Relativity, time slows down near the speed of light?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xSubduction zone : Subduction is the process of the oceanic lithosphere colliding with and descending beneath the continental lithosphere.
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As turboprop and jet aircraft climb or descend under certain atmospheric conditions, they can inadvertently "seed" mid-level clouds, causing narrow bands of snow or rain to develop and fall to...Read more