» Space & Exploration - Planets
  • Planet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  • Solar System Exploration - Planets - The Solar System Exploration Home Page is part of NASA's Office of Space Science and describes NASA's program to explore the solar system
  • Jupiter and its moons - LearningSpace - OpenLearn - The Open University - Jupiter has long been an object of wonder, with its dramatic Great Red Spot, its numerous and varied satellites and the stunning collision of the comet Shoemaker Levy 9 with the Jovian atmosphere in 1994. This unit will introduce you to our solar system's largest planet and its major satellites and the history of their exploration
  • Passport to Knowledge - PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE is an ongoing series of interactive learning experiences using space-age telecommunications to connect students and teachers directly with our planet's leading researchers
  • Cassini - Voyage to Saturn - The Cassini spacecraft, was launch on October 15, 1997 on a journey to Saturn. Cassini's mission is a four-year, close-up study of the Saturnian system, including the planet's atmosphere and magnetic field, the rings and several moons. The mission represents a rare opportunity to gain significant insights into major scientific questions about the creation of the solar system and the conditions that led to life on Earth, in addition to a host of questions specific to the Saturn system. Cassini is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, is a division of the California Institute of Technology and manages the Cassini mission for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C.
  • The Planetary Society - The Planetary Society is a nonprofit organization founded in 1980 by Carl Sagan, Bruce Murray, and Louis Friedman to encourage the exploration of our solar system and the search for extraterrestrial life. The Society: Encourages all space faring nations to explore other worlds, Provides public information and supports educational activities about the exploration of the solar system and the search for extraterrestrial life, Supports and funds innovative and novel research and development projects that can seed future projects of planetary exploration.
  • The Mission to Mars - The internet's ultimate collection of selected resources and information about the mission of man kind to explore the ever mysterious red planet - our old neighbor.
  • Uranus - Learn about the third largest planet in our solar system. Statistics, views, rings, moon summary, and more...
  • An Inquirer's Guide To The Universe - The universe is expanding. Maybe. Our understanding of the universe is expanding. Definitely. Practically every month, new theories about the origin and age of the universe are being announced. In just the past year, scientists have identified three new planets. Inhabitants of planet Earth have begun to wonder if the newly discovered planets may have their own inhabitants. Might the new planets support life? For the time being, we can only imagine
  • The Uranian Ring System - Overview of the Uranian ring system. Many images, animations and references are included for both the scientist and the public
  • Planets - Zoom Astronomy - All about the planets in our Solar System. The planets that orbit the sun are (in order from the sun): Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto