Heres a site that will give you the latest news
about the space station. It offers additional
links that are fun to explore as well.
Welcome on board the ISS. This site will let you explore
the inside of the space station, follow
its construction, and view some of the images that have
made the ISS an international source of pride and scientific
The International Space Stations engineers must
recreate an Earth-like environment in order to protect
the astronauts and permit them to complete their mission
in space. This link will offer you a gateway
to the environmental control and safety systems designed
for the International Space Station (and Space Station
As the International Space Station orbits the Earth,
it moves in an out of Earths shadow, absorbing
the suns light to generate valuable electrical
energy, and exposes itself to the
suns deadly, radioactivity. This site allows you to track
the ISS's position.
The center for solar science in North America is the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Space weather
influences communication networks and electrical power systems.
The NOAA home page for space weather is below. Try the Education
link on this page for even more information about the sun.
Here's another good space weather site:
Here you will find the daily blog of astronaut Sandra Magnus aboard the International Space Station. On this blog, Sandra takes time from her daily routine to answers questions submited by students from the Aerospace Camp at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She even occasionally takes questions from the readers of her blog. Submit a questions and Sandra may very well answer it - from space!