Gaines County Library System

Space

The Exploratorium
Create an apparatus for viewing sunspots, Search for extraterrestrial life, and see a live web cam of Mars.

The Space Place
Be able to name trees from space, find out why the sky is blue and discover how to shrink a building three different ways. Lots of online space Games, activities, and fun facts.

NASA Kids
Exactly how hot is the sun? Can astronauts sleep standing up? And is it possible to escape the Event Horizon of a black hole?

Solar System Scope
Watch the wonder of our Solar System spin in front of you with views from all around our planet Earth and outer space.

Young Astronomers' Learning Center
What is a Brown Dwarf? What's the difference between a meteor and a falling star? What are solar winds? The Learning Center provides all the answers you need.

Imagine the Universe
This site is intended for students age 14 and up, and for anyone interested in learning about our universe.

NASA – Be a Spacecraft Engineer
Your mission: Help scientists plan a mission to a comet. Design your own spacecraft. And protect the international Space Station from space debris.