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Astronauts are the most important way we learn about the solar system. They've traveled to distant places, measured the atmosphere, and collected samples that are sent back to Earth.
How Do Scientists Explore the Solar System? - Learn about the various ways scientists have explored the solar system throughout history
Space Exploration - Explains the significance of technology and scientists to space discoveries
|Space Telescopes/ Space Probes|
The Hubble Space Telescope - Understand the importance of the telescope to space observation
What is the Hubble Space Telescope? - NASA explains the capabilities of the Hubble Space Telescope
James Webb Space Telescope - Explore information about the telescope that will replace Hubble
Comparing the Hubble and James Webb Telescopes - Graphic organizer showing the differences/similarities between the two space telescopes
Hubble's Top Breakthroughs - Find out the most interesting discoveries the telescope has made
The James Webb Space Telescope - The Webb Telescope will do amazing things. Read more about it here.
Meet the Space Telescope Remapping Our Night Sky - Read about the Gaia telescope and the images it's sending back to Earth
What is ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array)? - Learn about the world' largest observatory, consisting of 66 telescopes
Earth-Based Observations - View pictures and read about the earliest space discoveries from Earth
Telescope Types - Learn about the various types of telescopes and the jobs they perform
Iconic Arecibo Observatory Saved From Demolition - Though the article talks about a specific radio telescope, the article outlines some of the major benefits of earth-bound telescopes
Telescopes - Describes the types/functions of telescopes on Earth
Astronauts: Weightless Science - What do astronauts do in space? Find out here.
Working in Space - More information on what astronauts do in space
What Does an Astronaut Do? - Read about the types of astronauts
Astronauts: Facts - Informative article about human space exploration
Spacewalks - What is the purpose of a spacewalk?
Space Stations: Columbus - Learn about some of experiments that take place on space stations
What is the International Space Station? - NASA explains the purpose of space stations
International Space Station - Importance of the space station explained
Six Months Aboard the International Space Station - Brief article describing the space station and the experiments taking place there
ISS Benefits for Humanity - Learn about the benefits of the international space station
|Space Probes (Interplanetary, Orbiters, and Landers)|
Space Probes - Find out what a space probe does
Space Probes - Learn about space probes; don't forget to click on the "Questions" tab for more information
Space Exploration Probes: Missions to the Solar System - Why send out space probes?
Rovers - Learn more about rovers that have been sent to space
Landers - What is the purpose of a lander?
Orbiters - Explore examples of orbiters and their missions
Countdown to Cassini's Grand Finale - Learn about the Cassini spacecraft and the information it sent back to Earth about Saturn
Bronstein, Steve. "Astronaut on Moon." Huffington Post, Weird News, 16 Feb. 2016, https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/nigerian-astronaut-space-trapped_us_56c2ced4e4b0c3c550527f0b.