Links to other space related sites:
Space shuttle and International Space Station information:
The official NASA site for the 30 year Shuttle program and the on-going International Space Station expeditions.
Space Launch System
Space X (Commercial transport of cargo and crews to the ISS)
NASA Television (Live Feed)
Mars Exploration Missions ( The rovers Curiosity, Spirit, Opportunity):
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal (The definitive history of the lunar landings)
Cassini solstice mission (The joint NASA/ESA mission to Saturn)
Pluto Kuiper Express (En-route to Pluto)
Provides coverage of the ongoing mission of the New Horizons Spacecraft en route to Pluto and the Kuiper belt.
Messenger (Currently orbiting Mercury)
International Space Station Tracker ( Current Position for the ISS)
Australia’s space tracking stations
The most authoritative site on the web for information relating to the NASA space tracking stations that operated in Australia from the 1960’s to the present day.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED SPACEFLIGHT INFORMATION SITES
For daily happenings and space history:
Links to astronaut appearances internationally can be found on this site
An authoritative source of current events in space, the site covers all events happening in the International space arena, the site features live video feeds
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum: Washington DC
The premier space museum of the United States, this site provides a comprehensive database of spaceflight artefacts held in inventory by the museum.
California Science Center, Los Angeles
The website for the new home of Space Shuttle Endeavour. This is the only museum on the US west coast that holds flown spacecraft from every major US manned space program.
Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, Hutchinson KS
The most comprehensive collection of space artifacts outside the Smithsonian Institution
Space Center Houston (Visitor’s centre for the NASA Johnson Space Center)
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Australia
OTHER RECOMMENDED SITES:
Greyhound United States
The largest bus network in the continental United States with connections to cities and towns across the country, Greyhound is the most cost effective and flexible method of travel within the United States.
A reliable low cost airline operating in the Continental United States, Southwest serves many centres with links to the space community not served by other major airlines.
Strand Books – East Village New York City NY
The largest wholesale and used, bookstore in Manhattan, Strand ships worldwide at economical rates from its main store in East Village.
Wonder Book and Video – Washington DC
The largest bookstore in the Washington DC area with 3 outlets in southern Maryland, the store does mail order to Australia but tends to be costly when compared to in store prices.
Powell’s Books – Portland OR
Reportedly the largest used bookstore in the world, the store encompasses an entire city block in downtown Portland. The website has a comprehensive catalogue with both new and used books of varying condition and price shipped internationally.
ABC Radio (Australia) Listen online
Continuous online streams from NewsRadio, ABC Radio National, ABC Local Radio and selected ABC radio services around Australia. Click on the link above and select the desired station for live Orbital Projects broadcasts. Upcoming broadcasts will be advertised on the Home Page.
Christ Church Inner West Anglican Community
The website for Christ Church Inner West Anglican Community in Sydney Australia, comprising St John’s Ashfield, St Alban’s Five Dock and St Oswald’s Haberfield.