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A Guide to Useful Space Sites on the World Wide Web
Updated 01/13/01

Changes and additions:

  • Correcting Canadian Space Agency link
  • Fixing Florida Today link

    Editor's Note...

    The following list is not intended to be inclusive; there are far too many space-related pages to possibly include on a single hot list. Instead, I have included links to major sites (like NASA's popular shuttle web page) that serve as gateways to hundreds of other pages on the World Wide Web. Please let me know about any sites I've overlooked or not discovered that you think might warrant inclusion. And please let me know if you find a link that's no longer active. Thanks!



    Web Crawler

  • Space Links Table of Contents

    NASA Press Releases and Status Reports

  • Marshall Space Flight Center News Release Archive
  • MIT/NASA News Releases Archive
  • Kennedy Space Center shuttle/payload status reports
  • Kennedy Space Center press releases
  • Johnson Space Center status reports/news releases
  • NASA Headquarters News Releases

    Other Hotlists of Space Sites

  • NASA Office of Space Flight "Hotlist" of Space-related Web Sites
  • World Spaceflight News Site Directory
  • Jonathan's Space Report
  • Mark Maihome's Space Page
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory Index
  • Clark Lindsey's Favorite Space Links

    NASA's Shuttle Web and Other Useful Sites

  • NASA Shuttle Web
  • World Spaceflight News
  • NASA News Releases from MIT Archive
  • Astronaut Biographies
  • Marshall Space Flight Center's Spacelink
  • KSC Shuttle Liftoff Home Page
  • KSC Shuttle Status Reports
  • JSC Mission Status Reports
  • Shuttle Countdown Status
  • Reusable Launch Vehicle Program
  • NASA's Spinoff Page

    The International Space Station

  • ISS Home Page
  • ISS Assembly
  • ISS Science
  • ISS Spacewalk Requirements
  • Technical Data

    The Russian Mir Space Station

  • Space Russia
  • Muurkant Mir Status Reports
  • NASA Office of Space Flight Mir Background
  • Johnson Space Center's Shuttle-Mir Page
  • Dennis Newkirk's Russian Cosmonautics Archive

    Satellite 2-line Elements and Tracking Software

  • T.S. Kelso's satellite elements archive
  • Satellite tracking software for Macs and PCs
  • Bill Bard's "OrbiTrack" for Macs without FPUs
  • OrbiTrack for Macs with FPUs
  • David Ransom's "STS Plus" for PCs
  • Satellite visibility info for selected cities
  • German Space Operations Centre realtime satellite tracking
  • Marshall Space Flight Center realtime satellite tracking

    Deep Space Missions

  • Voyager 1 and 2
  • Pioneer 10 and 11
  • Viking 1 and 2
  • Galileo
  • Cassini
  • Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous mission
  • Deep Space One
  • Mars Pathfinder
  • Mars Global Surveyor
  • Mars Climate Orbiter
  • Mars Polar Lander
  • JPL Directory

    Other Unmanned Space Missions

  • X-Ray Timing Explorer
  • Solar and Heliospheric Observatory
  • POLAR mission
  • International Ultraviolet Explorer (Check it out before it's gone!)
  • Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer

    Hubble Space Telescope

  • HST Home Page
  • HST Press Releases
  • HST Pictures
  • HST Movies and Animation
  • HST Instruments

    Astronomy Sites

  • The Whole Mars Catalog
  • Mike Boschat's Astronomy Pages
  • NASA Astronomy and Astrophysics Links
  • National Space Science Data Center
  • AstroWeb
  • Northwestern University
  • Harvard Astronomy Sites
  • Star Catalogues
  • The Nine Planets: A Virtual Tour
  • Planetary Photojournal
  • Planetary Data System
  • Space Physics Data System
  • Stardate
  • The Planetary Society

    Weather Maps and Forecasts

  • Weather Links (more than 300 sites!)
  • Weather World
  • Weather Maps
  • JSC Spaceflight Meteorology Group Landing Weather Forecasts
  • Intellicast World Weather Page
  • Intellicast Florida Radar Summary (21K)
  • Current KSC Weather
  • KSC Radar Summary
  • Florida Weather Forecasts
  • National Weather Service
  • Hurricane Tracking Map
  • National Hurricane Center Advisories, Forecasts and Position Updates
  • GOES Satellite Imagery

    Clocks and Maps on the World Wide Web

  • World Clocks
  • World Time Zones (and data on daylight savings time)
  • Calendar
  • Timezone Converter
  • Mapquest Interactive Atlas
  • Yahoo Interactive Map

    Reference Material

  • Research It!
  • Space Shuttle Reference Manual
  • Jonathan's Space Report
  • JPL Space Calendar

    Photos, Movies and Animation

  • Johnson Space Center On-line Photos
  • Oklahoma State Space Image Libraries
  • All Available NASA Video
  • CU-SeeMe Software and Reflector Sites
  • NASA Headquarters Space Photo Gallery
  • JSC Digital Image Archive
  • Imaging Radar Archive
  • Dryden Research Aircraft Photo Archive
  • Space Radar Lab images
  • National Space Science Data Center Photo Gallery
  • Current Solar Images
  • Declassified Spy Satellite Photos

    Newspapers and Magazines

  • University of Michigan's List of Selected Newspapers and Magazines
  • Florida Today
  • The Washington Post
  • The New York Times
  • The Boston Globe
  • San Jose Mercury
  • NandO Times
  • USA Today

  • Space News
  • Sky & Telescope's Sky Online
  • Astronomy Magazine
  • Astronomy Now Magazine
  • Air & Space Magazine
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • News Scientist Magazine
  • Time Magazine

    NASA Headquarters/Field Centers

  • NASA Home Page
  • NASA X.500 Personnel Search Engine
  • Ames Research Center
  • Dryden Flight Research Center
  • Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Johnson Space Center
  • Kennedy Space Center
  • Langley Research Center
  • Lewis Research Center
  • Marshall Space Flight Center
  • Stennis Space Center
  • Wallops Flight Facility

    Other Space Agencies

  • European Space Agency
  • The Russian Space Agency links at the Marshall Space Flight Center
  • Russian Space Links
  • German Space Links
  • Italian Space Agency
  • Canadian Space Agency
  • French Space Agency
  • Japanese Space Links
  • Yahoo Space Institutes Directory

    Major NASA Contractors

    Editor's Note...

    I would like to include as many aerospace contractors in the following set of links as possible. If you have an address you think would be of interest, please pass it on!

  • Boeing-North American Co.
  • Rockwell International
  • Rockwell International News Releases
  • Rocketdyne Division of Rockwell International
  • Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • Lockheed Martin Astronautics
  • Lockheed Martin News Releases
  • Lockheed Martin Manned Space Systems
  • Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space Co.
  • Hughes Electronics
  • United Space Alliance
  • Orbital Sciences Corp.

    Useful NASA Historical Archives

  • NASA Pocket Statistics (very useful!)
  • Apollo Lunar landing Mission Transcripts
  • Graphic Lunar Exploration Timeline
  • Apollo Program Data
  • Apollo 13
  • STS-51L: Challenger's Final Flight
  • Shuttle Program History
  • The Space Act: NASA's Enabling Legislation
  • Moonport

    Other Useful Space Pages

  • NASA RIF Watch
  • Space Educator's Handbook
  • Charlotte Robot Home Page
  • Johnson Space Center Roundup
  • Spacer.Com info on Japanese space services