Encyclopedia Astronautica

Selection of links to other Internet sites of value...

This is not a comprehensive list of space links (see the first link for that!).
But here is a list of sites on the net with truly unique space history-related content!
Space News
  • NASA Watch - Current space news, rumors, and insider gossip.

Space Fiction
  • Project Rho - Winchell Chung's web site includes an extensive arcade of proposed and fictional advanced rockets and spacecraft.

Space News
  • SpaceRef.org - Current space news, and an immense storehouse of original reference documents, poorly organized...

Space Links
Space News
  • Space Daily - The best source on the net for space news, edited by Simon Mansfield.

Space History
  • Jonathan's Space Home Page - Jonathan McDowell's complete on-line listing of all objects orbited since Sputnik, plus much unique and valuable imagery, launch lists, archives of his weekly Internet newsletter, etc etc.

Russian Space
  • RussianSpaceWeb.com - Antaoly Zak's site provides articles in English on Russian space topics.

Space History
  • NASA's History Office - NASA's Chief Historian, with the assistance of dedicated volunteers, is progressively digitising and posting on the web NASA's many excellent project histories, chronologies, and technical drawings of spacecraft.
  • Apollo Lunar Surface Journal - One of the first great demonstrations of the use of the Internet, the ever-evolving ALSJ provides complete annotated transcriptions of every lunar landing mission.
  • DesignationSystems.Net - Outstanding, unique reference for aircraft, missiles, propulsion, and avionics systems.
  • UFX.org - Joel Carpenter's amazing collection of information on UFO sitings and the obscure aerospace vehicles in many countries that may have led to those sitings... now unfortunately discontinued, but portions of the content can be accessed via the Wayback machine (click on link)

Russian Space
  • Buran Home Page - This Russian language site, edited by , has an incredible wealth of detail on the Buran and MAKS spaceplanes.

Space History
  • Space Facts - Joachim Becker's outstanding collection of facts and photos of astronauts and cosmonauts.

Russian Space
  • Encyclopedia Cosmonautica - Alexander Zheleznyakov collaborated with me in the early days of the Encyclopedia Astronautica and now operates his own excellent Russian-language space encyclopedia.

Space History
  • The Apollo Saturn Reference Page - John Duncan's essential site provides Internet versions of press and technical documents on Apollo and Gemini hardware and rocketry.

China Space
  • Dragon in Space - Chen Lan's site - sadly no longer updated - was the best source anywhere for information on current news regarding the Chinese space program.

Space History
  • British Rockets and Satellite Launchers - Nicholas Hill's delightful ramble through the rockets and projects that could have made the UK a space power rather than the weak space sister of the EU.
  • Rockets in Europe - Jean-Jacques Serra's unique information on rocketry history in Europe.

American Space

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