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- Space Solitaire-Heroes of Space & Flight
Need a fun and relaxing game activity? Try Space Solitaire - an online special edition
that features historical facts on everyone from the Wright Brothers to Laika the Dog to Sally Ride, and more!
It's educational and a fun entertainment source for space and aviation lovers. And it's completely free!
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Other Space Science
Elevators and Astronomy
A Space Elevator is a proposed type of Earth-to-space transportation system,
often depicted in science fiction. It would be a cable anchored to the surface and
extending into space. A cabin would ride up and down the cable, taking humans,
supplies, and even satellites to space above the Earth.
Thanks to Cora G. for suggesting this resource!
High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center
Astronomy in Media
"An article that dives into the relationship between film and science. Every aspect of space and
astronomy combines to form the backbone of sci-fi, influencing this genre's narratives, aesthetics, and
impact on us as an audience. 'Astronomy in Media' unveils how space exploration has impacted the media,
showcases famous astronauts and astronomers, and breaks down some of the best astronomy-related
movies and TV shows."
Thank you to Hailey Tanner for suggesting this resource!
The Role of Data Science in Astronomy and Interstellar Exploration
Data science, the study of data to extract meaningful insights for organizations, is making a
meaningful contribution to space technology. "Being able to gather, understand, and use lots of data has
helped us get to know the universe better and has changed how we explore and move through space.
This website examines how important data science is in space technology and how it is changing our journey
Thanks to Amelia for letting us know of this resource!
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