WorldWind NASA Desktop Globe

World Wind allows any user to zoom from outer space into any place on Earth. World Wind uses satellite imagery and elevation data to allow users to experience Earth terrain in visually rich 3D, just as if they were really there. Virtually visit anyplace in the world. Look across the Andes, into the Grand Canyon, over the Alps or along the African Sahara.


WorldWide Telescope

WorldWide Telescope (WWT) enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope, bringing together imagery from the best ground and space-based telescopes in the world. Experience narrated guided tours from astronomers and educators featuring interesting places in the sky.


The Day the Earth Will Stand Still

SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data in the background while your computer is idle.

 Astronomy Pic of the Day

STS-130 Endeavour mission --Installing cupola module for ISS
Finally enjoying the view from the ISS

The Dish --Park Radio Observatory in Australia

Watch the movie The Dish and enjoy a marvelous story about  the instrument responsible for bringing the Moon Landing into our livingrooms.

Actual amount of water on Earth!

This ratio is correct.  If all the water on the Earth's surface were collected into a single blob. The surface ratio would look like this!  *Now*, do you believe conserving water and keeping our oceans clean is important?!

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