Man has been exploring space since the dawn of time. First by seeing pictures in the stars and making up stories of gods, then by using optics and physics to understand that Earth is not the center of the universe, and finally by venturing into space with manned and unmanned crafts. A wealth of information about our own solar system has been gathered into a beautiful, interactive website by NASA to help all of us with our own explorations. Click on a planet in the interactive display at NASA’s Solar System Exploration to learn more about that planet. Read about exploration missions, by the US and other countries, of the past, present, and future. Multimedia content helps you learn about the science and technology of space exploration and the people who are involved. There are games and materials for kids and for educators, and content for students of all ages.
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