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VAMP Virtual Astronomy Multimedia Project: Apropos service composition

Outer Space on Vimeo: Great video and very inspiring

March to the Moon Image Gallery: Michael Collins lost a camera full of these in space.

Shuttle Missions Patch Set: "The crews designed their patches and they did not all put the STS #s on them for what ever reason."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Roman: NASA's first female executive. Made the Hubble Space Telescope happen

http://designarchives.aiga.org/#/entries/NAsa/_/detail/relevance/asc/0/7/21332/nasa-graphic-standards-manual-and-applications/1: WOW

rover1 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!: Cute.

Cosmological natural selection (fecund universes) - Evo Devo Universe: "Universe reproduction via black holes"

JPL Small-Body Database Browser: The unkindest cut--naming an asteroid after a dinosaur.

Photopic Sky Survey: As cool as advertised

North Polar Spur : A little something for the Cave Story fans

[1103.4192] On the mass of the Universe born in a black hole: I really wish I understood this stuff

GRIN: They've got whole categories with no images, though.

The Flag of Earth - Order: Nine bucks for a small.

ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Business - Weightless washcloths and floating showers - images: Cute crocodiles in space (Thanks, Kirk)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_11_crew_in_quarantine.jpg: "You S.O.B.s just made my list!"

Totally Awesome Space Colonies - Boing Boing: The first one especially.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio_star: Tragically, filming one of these will cause it to go nova.

8 Wonders of the Solar System, Made Interactive: Scientific American: The scientifically accurate version

stevethomas: New Products: Zazzle.com Store: The pulp SF version

Space Audio: I have determined this to be awesome.

Bag, Lunar Sample Container Decontamination, Apollo 15 - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum: My new duffel bag.

HubbleSite - NewsCenter - Suspected Asteroid Collision Leaves Odd X-Pattern of Trailing Debris (02/02/2010) - The Full Story: Space is disease and danger wrapped in darkness and silence!

He's not that bad: Something about this composition gets me every time

Colorful Junk. In the Pipeline: : on astronomy & gunk

Weirdly Beautiful Spacecraft Models - Photo Gallery, 18 Pictures - LIFE: Who cares where they come down?

Space Flight Awareness: The USSR's "Silver Laika" award was not as prestigous.

http://fourmilab.ch/cgi-bin/Yoursky: Thanks for making it easy to get trivial details about the future right.

NASA - Self Portrait : Wow, digital cameras do work in space.

Quantum Hyperion | Cosmic Variance: Aha! So that's the deal with Hyperion!

Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF) Archive System : A spaceship I'd never heard of

Sessions - Open Yale Courses: Thrill!

The Sky on Alien Worlds: This calls for... an interactive simulation! That someone else writes.

USGS Astrogeology: Moon: Only _why could bring you cool maps of the MOON.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergei_Korolev: Background for "The Man From ARPA"

http://www.stanford.edu/%7Ealinde/BubbleUniverse3.jpg: Where the Google colors come from. (See also: rest of guy's site)

Affordable Astronomy Equipment Reviews: Now I just need a cheap device that causes power outages. (Update: or something that blocks visible light)

An Atlas of The Universe: Here there be dragons. No large-scale features (eg. Great Attractor) labelled.

NASA - Preventing Sick Spaceships: hidden floating globules of dirty water AND/OR ALIEN LIFE??

Subterranean Press » Fiction: Pluto Tells All by John Scalzi : It gets better. "What is this “sweep your lane” shit? Let me toss Eris at your planet and see what sort of job Earth does sweeping the lane."

Your Sky: I tried this and it just gave me a luminescent brown smudge

NASA Image of the Day: To subscribe

Lunar Painting Experiment: Silicon-based art. From Making Light comment thread.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulsar_planet: Journey to the Pulsar Planet

Ontology of Astronomical Object Types: The Semantic Universe

Public Domain paintings by Don Davis: It's mine! All mine!

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000BNQC58/: Get this for Beet when Beet is ages 3 and up

Seeds of Discovery 1970 - Google Video: Creepy intro

NASA - Pale Blue Orb: I'm crushing your planet!

New Scientist SPACE - Breaking News - Enigmatic object baffles supernova team: I predict it's someone else's government boondoggle project to make a really bright light

ShortHike - space station game: Not obscene

Logarithmic Maps of the Universe: Leonard, what are you doing with the printer?

The Great Attractor : we're doomed

APOD: 2005 April 13 - A Window to the Once Secret Sky : This is totally a screenshot from an XBox game.

Seeing 'Cat Ballou' 87 Times: Thank goodness the Internet came along!

1-World Globes - The Moon: Get this for mom (she doesn't read this so it's safe)

David Galbraith: Silent Dyson spheahs blocking electromagnetic raidiation? That was my oidea!

http://highmoon.gerdsmeier.net/index.php: I just love games that take place in the universe

Freefall - Satellite Simulator & Screen Saver: looks fun, mac only

The Strange Mechanism Museum - Neo -: i love the obsession with hit counts

http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr1/en SDSS SkyServer: I see Section 31 has been hard at work

World Wind Hotspots - Recently Submitted Hotspots: What's going on here? Must investigate

Bathsheba Grossman - Large Scale Crystal: If I ever become a big-shot executive this will sit on my desk in a pathetic attempt to be hip

HobbySpace - Home Page: "space fun for everyone"

NASA World Wind: reinforcing the public perception that "features" are equivalent to "lucky charms cereal" (from yoz)

Apollo 11 Lunar Surface Journal: Tapes and transcripts are available. If the moon landings were faked it was probably more work than doing it for real.

APOD: 2004 October 9 - The Averted Side Of The Moon : "The Soviet Mountains"

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory: Exploring the sun--with enterprise monitoring solutions!

ESA Portal - Focus On - Massive merger of galaxies is the most powerful on record: Why is "perfect storm" still a catchphrase? Also, don't look now, but this is also happening to OUR OWN GALAXY.

It's Full of Stars: "Two types of Dyson spheres"

Hypothetical Planets: I never noticed before that looking for hidden planets to explain weirdness in orbits is very similar to the "hidden variables" interpretation of quantum mechanics

i'm so lost: Excellent.

Microgravity Research Program - Annual Reports: We made things larger--in SPACE! (Why nothing past 2001?)

APOD: 2004 August 15 - Hoags Object: A Strange Ring Galaxy : Wow!

Planetary Photojournal: Detailed Query Page: Treasure trove

Cassini-Huygens: Multimedia-Images-Raw Images: Slow motion

WebTerritory of Fottifoh: Horribly confusing 'website' about a great-sounding shared-universe space exploration game

The Atlantic | November 2003 | Columbia's Last Flight | Langewiesche: crappy procedures and metrics


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