Spinoff is a publication of NASA's Technology Transfer Office. It chronicles the secondary use of NASA technology in areas such as medicine, the environment, recreation, consumer goods, and computer technology. This site provides a searchable database of Spinoff products. The Library has Spinoff in our collection (TL 865 .S65) from 1976 through 2011.
Seeking to answer the question 'Are we alone in the Universe?,' the SETI Institute provides information on its research projects and educational programs, with links to publications and related websites. New users are required to create an online account to view the resources.
Designed to be understood by the layperson, this site provides basic facts on over 5000 orbital spacecraft launches and launch attempts. Enter search terms in "Quick Looks" or browse by Spacecraft Name, Program Name or Mission Type.
nformation on past space shuttle missions. View the Space Shuttle Reference Manual and the Shuttle Operational Data Book on the Reference page. Or, find details about future missions.There are also Press Kits for each mission and biographies of crew members. This is part of NASA's Human Spaceflight web site which also includes information about the International Space Station.
The fulltext report of the committee which investigated the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident. For more information, visit the site sponsored by the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) which contains annotated links to news briefs, accident reports, and photos
The NASA History Office provides documents, photos and other information about the Columbia disaster. Provides related links including one to the Columbia Accident Investigation Board and its 6-volume CAIB Report.
Part of NASA's Human Spaceflight, this site includes an overview of the International Space Station program. Included are crew biographies, a gallery of images, and detailed information on the different parts of the station.
Developed by NASA, now run by the National Space Society, this site seeks to answer the who, what, why, and how of space settlements. It gives sociological reasons for colonizing space and technical information on what colonization would entail.
The Department of Commerce's Office of Space Commercialization. This site provides information on policy issues, transportation, satellite navigation, remote sensing and other areas of the space commerce industry.