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Aeronautics, Astronautics

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Aerodynamics (Mechanics of Flight) - Science Tracer Bullet

Aeronautics, Astronautics - Selected Internet Resources

Aeronautics: A Selected Bibliography -- Books used in preparing Aeronautical and Astronautical Resources of the Library of Congress: A Comprehensive Guide

Aeronautics, Astronautics - Science Reference Guide

Aircraft - Science Tracer Bullet

Astrobiology: Life in Space - A Webcast of a presentation by Dr. Daniel (Danny) Glavin, Astrobiologist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

Balloons and Airships - Science Tracer Bullet

Beyond Hubble: A New Era of Astronomy with the James Webb Space Telescope - A Webcast of a presentation by Dr. Amber Straughn, NASA.

Civil War Aeronautics (1861-1865) - Science Reference Guide

Cosmology from Ancient Greece to Today - Webcast - Michelle Thaller, astrobiologist and assistant director for science communication at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. According to Thaller, ancient Greeks had sophisticated, gear-controlled astronomical "computers," which remained unrivaled in accuracy and complexity until the 18th century. With the advent of space-based observatories and supercomputers, the Earth’s position has been mapped relative to millions of other galaxies covering billions of light years of distance.

Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes - A Webcast of a presentation by Neil Gehrels, an experimental physicist working in gamma-ray astronomy at NASA.

How to Manage a Satellite Going 17 Thousand Miles per Hour - NASA Scientist Steven J. Covington told the story of Landsat 5, which was launched in 1984 for a three-year lifetime and was kept alive for nearly 29 years through ingenuity and luck.

Hubble: A New Beginning - A Webcast of a presentation by Dave Leckrone, astrophysicist with the NASA Hubble Space Program.

"Looking Homeward Toward Earth: The Power of Perspective" - A Webcast of a presentation by Waleed Abdalati, PhD., NASA.

Mapping the Moon with WALL-E and Children - Marci Delaney, PhD., NASA, shows how NASA and WALL-E partner to help students across the country learn how scientists and engineers work together to accomplish robotic missions.

Mapping Water Use from Space - A Webcast of a presentation by Martha Anderson, PhD. She spoke about using images from the Landsat satellite program to monitor water use and drought on U.S. farms. It is used to measure evapotranspiration, the total amount of water used in the process of growing crops.

NASA's Desert Rats (Desert Research and Technology Studies). A Webcast of a presentation by Jacob Bleacher, PhD.

Peering Into the Storm: NASA's Exploration of Hurricanes - A Webcast of a presentation by Dr. Scott A. Braun, research meteorologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

Predicting Disease Outbreaks from Space - A Webcast of a presentation by Assaf Anyamba, PhD., NASA.

A Rare Astronomical Event: Transit of Venus, - A Webcast of a presentation by Sten Odenwald, PhD., NASA.

Space Based Ornithology: Remote Sensing & Bird Migration - Science Reference Guide

1957-2007: Sputnik and the Space Race: A Guide to Selected Resources

Why is Pluto no longer a planet? -- Everyday Mysteries

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