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My Moon
The Lunar and Planetary Institute is proud to bring you this very creative interactive web site about the Moon.

Star Child
A great site from NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Kids. Choose Level 1 for basic information and Level 2 for more complete information.

Nine 8 Planets
The Nine 8 Planets is an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system.

Tour of the Solar System
Take the tour, or click on a planet, sun, comet, or asteroid.

Your Weight on Other Worlds
Did you ever wonder what you might weigh on Mars or The Moon? Here's your chance to find out!

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
This site contains information on current NASA missions (including the Mars rover), historic missions and NASA research. Photographs, streaming video, and other multimedia presentations are available, and there are special sections for students and teachers.

Our Solar System
Visit links to the Sun, and visit the planets and other small bodies in the Solar System. Find out about solar system formation, and facts about the bodies in the solar system. See news highlights, and archives of images of the Sun, planets, comets, and asteroids.

Star Date Online
This guide to our solar system has information about the formation of planets and moons, the life cycle of the sun, and "leftovers" like comets and asteroids.

Windows to the Universe
A fun and different web site about the earth and space sciences.

Curious About Astronomy?
Ask an astronomer at Cornell University, or just read lots of other people's questions and answers!

 

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