Nasa Human Spaceflight : This
part of the NASA web is concerned purely with the human spaceflight experience.
Current mission status of the Shuttle, and the ISS is listed.
Schedule : Nasa provide a nationwide and often global free
TV service on
many of their key missions.
: NASA real-time tracking of the ISS
Video/image galleries : From NASA, extensive
historical past mission footage.
Agency : ESA, Europe's equivilent of America's NASA remains a dominant force
in space launching technology. A major player is France, which launches the
Arianne 5 rocket - a seriously large piece of equipment, able to launch multiple
payloads per rocket.
: A leading
site- newly updated, which includes all the latest space news. A particularly
good area is the message forums, access at the base of the page.
Arianespace.com : Site for the
French space launch facility. They have regular launches most months, usually
covered through live web casts.
International Launch Systems : A growing company based in America, they
launch primarily from Florida . From this site you can see live launches, etc.
Nuclear Space.com : Site is dedicated
to promoting the use of nuclear engine technology in the exploration of space -
particularly in regards to manned mission to Mars. The project 'Prometheus' is seen as the only real opportunity
to getting humans to Mars and back within a reasonable travel time of months,
rather over a few years.
: The Boeing Company space division produce the hugely impressive Delta series
of rockets, used for many commercial launches each year.
1000 Planets : Devoted to the
exploration of planets in Earth's own star system... and beyond. A very
far-reaching site, looking right into the distant future of human space
British National Space Centre
: The BNSC is a mainly govt. led centre based in Central England, primarily as a
central place for media and Educational organisations to gather general space
Space Frontier organisation :
Amateur run site, offering news, opinion and articles on space exploration -
quite good really.