The U.S. space agency announced the start of a new Web site designed to provide information about its scientific endeavors and achievements.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's science mission directorate said the site will provide in-depth coverage of NASA's past, present and future science missions, along with features that include:
-- Iteractive tables and searches for Earth, heliophysics, planetary and astrophysics missions.
-- Insight into dark matter and dark energy, planets around other stars, climate change, Mars and space weather.
-- Resources for researchers, including links to upcoming science solicitations and opportunities.
-- Expanded "For Educators" and "For Kids" pages to provide access to a broader range of resources for learning the science behind NASA missions.
The new Web page is available at
Copyright 2008 by United Press International
Explore further: Bacteria manipulate salt to build shelters to hibernate