Learn about the chronology of various discoveries made about our solar system from the 17th century through the 20th century. Students can also
learn about some famous astronomers like Galileo and Cassini.
Starting with the myth of Daedalus and Icarus, the author goes on to discuss inventors Sir George Cayley and Otto Lilienthal and their work with gliders.
Among other things, students can learn about the history of the exploration of space at this site.
News releases from the time when the space shuttle Challenger exploded, photos of and interviews
from Christa McAuliffe, and where America's space program is now.
Viewers can read about the accident and probable causes.
Read the speech that Ronald Reagan gave from the White House on Jan. 28, 1986 after the Challenger disaster.
Discover facts about space exploration history including Apollo 11 and Apollo 7.
Find out about recent and upcoming events as well as reference documentation on major aeoronautics and
astronautics programs. It is possible to perform searches for specific programs and subjects also.
Past and current events in space history for every day of the year are listed at this site. Included are over 700
links to related home pages.
Traces the history of rocketry from the invention of gunpowder in China through the present time. A very thorough, easy-to-understand history.
A thorough site giving the history of rocket science in China, Japan, Europe, the United States and more. Links are provided to give information on scientists, such as Goddard and vonBraun, who have played an important role in rocket science.
Use links provided to click on any of the months listed. Learn about birthdays, discoveries, and other important events in the history of space that occured during that particular month.
Starting with April 12, 1961 and ending with Dec. 2, 1993, this simple page lists the program, crew, and notable events that occurred on dates in space history.
Discusses the background of Goddard's idea for a liquid fuel rocket. Learn about technical problems Goddard had, the mechanics involved in building the rocket, the launch, and the flight.
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