We hope you enjoy this collection of links to Web sites with information about space research and exploration. If there are other sites that you think we should include, then please let us know about them!
Canada: Canadian Space Agency
United States: NASA
Europe: European Space Agency
United Kingdom: British National Space Centre
Research and Training
The focus of research at the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI), based in Houston, Texas, is to develop countermeasures to alleviate the effects of a long-term microgravity environment on astronauts on long missions.
ESTEC is the European Space Agency's research and technology centre, based in the Netherlands.
Everything you need to know about astrobiology, including what an astrobiologist is and how to become one!
The Space Education Trust is a charity that seeks to promote space education and provide funding for UK students to attend the International Space University.
The International Space University. At the International Space University, experts train and educate professionals to take the lead in the international space arena.
Web site of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute, a nonprofit scientific and technical organization for aerospace professionals.
Centre for Research in Earth and Space Technology home page. An organization devoted to developing and funding collaborative research, innovation, and new enterprise through academic, industrial, and government partnerships.
The Canadian Space Agency's Space Station Program.
Founded by Rick Tumlinson, FINDS supports nongovernmental space science research, events, and development with financial grants.
A space-devoted multimedia portal.
Builders of the Mobile Servicing System, or Canadarm, for the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA's definitive source for Shuttle mission information.
A constantly updated site that gives the current location of the ISS.
European Space Agency--Manned Spaceflight and Microgravity
The U.S. Kennedy Space Center.
German Space Net: Lots of information on space flight, history, etc. (in German).
National Space Science Centre. Just opened on 30 June! A new, UK lottery-funded visitor attraction in Leicester that aims to bring space science to the masses.
The UK Space Industry Web site, features profiles of UK space companies and an events listing.
DaimlerChrysler Aerospace site providing information on the ISS.
ISS Forum in Berlin (5-7 June 2001)
The Web site at which you can find bio sketches of NASA and CSA astronauts.
SpaceJobs.com provides a direct employment advertising channel to professionals in the aeronautics and space industries in North America.
UK-SEDS stands for UK Students for the Exploration and Development of Space. The United Kingdom section of an international organization dedicated to raising awareness of space education and space related issues in society. Has a careers page under construction.
SpaceCareers. A UK-based site carrying job ads and a careers section that gives links to space-related companies by type (e.g., Satellite manufacturers and subcontractors).