Explore Space Missions
For as long as there have been people on Earth, we have looked up at the sky and wondered ...Read more
It was not long after the first space satellites were launched that we succeeded in getting ...Read more
Satellites and robot spacecraft are important to space exploration. They let us explore space ...Read more
These are links to other great web sites about Space Missions. But beware: you don't want ...Read more
Take off on an Exploratour! Click on one of the many tours listed below to follow a guided ...Read more
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Did you know that "megalith
" means "big rock", which is certainly a good description of Stonehenge
Do you know what the Cairns of Clava and Newgrange have in common?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
Do you know what this word or phrase means?
xOrographic lift : Occurs when an air mass is forced to rise over geographic relief from a lower elevation. As the air mass rises it expands and cools adiabatically, which can raise the relative humidity to 100%, create clouds and precipitation.
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Scientists are currently tracking the effects of the oil spill on the wetlands of the Louisiana coast. Robert Twilley and Guerry Holm, scientists from Louisiana State University (LSU), want to learn about...Read more