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Shuttle Raises Station's Orbit

Using the Space Shuttle as a "tugboat", astronauts boosted the orbit of the International Space Station yesterday by 16 kms. The goal is to raise the station to 386 km so that it will be in a safe and stable orbit - able to dock with the Russian module this summer. They will perform the same maneuver twice more before leaving the station on Friday.

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Countdown Underway for Atlas 3A

With the Space Shuttle safely in space, launch officials have turned their attention back to the upcoming launch of the Atlas 3A US/Russian rocket. The launch is scheduled for 5:39PM EDT (2239 GMT) and right now the weather seems to have a 90% chance being favourable for the launch.

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NASA Receives Budget Approval from Congress

A House subcommittee voted on Tuesday to grant NASA a total operating budget of $13.7 billion for the next fiscal year - $321.7 less than requested by the Clinton administration. The bill will now go to full committee, then to the House floor, and finally to Senate before it is fully ratified.

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Jillian's Guide to black holes - http://www.phy.syr.edu/courses/PHY312.98Spring/projects/jebornak/

An easy guide to how black holes form, where they are, classifications, and how we find them with images, links, and references.

Science, Math and Technology Education - http://www.cnas.smsu.edu/smt

A helpful website for teachers - of all grades.

Astronomy Calculator - http://w3.one.net/~rback

Information on lunar phases and eclipses, annual meteor showers and planets

Astronomy Course - http://www.cnde.iastate.edu/staff/jtroeger/astrono

for students using the Internet.

Michael A. Stecker's Index Page - http://www.homestead.com/mstecker/index.html

deals with discussion and imaging of unusual celestial object for amateur astophotograhers and observers.

Eugene, Oregon Astronomical Society - http://www.efn.org/~eugastso

promote, enjoy and encourage an interest in astronomy within the community, meetings first Tuesday of the month see the meetings page

SETI Institute - http://www.seti.org

conducts the world's most ambitious search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

Tufts University astronomy - http://www.tufts.edu/as/astronomy

This page gives students information about our courses and astronomy-related resources on the web.

SpaceProjects.com - http://www.SpaceProjects.com

Multilingual directory of projects and external websites related to space.

ARUFON - http://user.mc.net/~wdiggs

Amateur Radio UFO Net has a unique Amateur Radio following for science, space, and UFOs with some of the best UFO links on earth!

Martins' black & white Astrophotography - http://home.earthlink.net/~mcgermano/index.htm

black and white high resolution photography of many unusual astronomical objects

Dave Boll's Home Page - http://www.frii.com/~dboll

Dave sounds off on NASA, Mars, Telescopes, ATM-ing, and the Moon

Aurora's Northern Nights - http://climate.gi.alaska.edu/Curtis/curtis.html

Best web source and images on northern lights

Voula Amateur Astronomical Observatory - http://users.forthnet.gr/ath/gpaleo/voula.htm

Small rooftop roll-off roof amateur CCD observatory in Greece

SPACE.com - http://www.space.com

the definitive site on the Web for space news, information and entertainment.

Aluminum Coating - http://www.sirius.com/~alcoat

high vacuum coating for amateur telescope makers.

Columbus Optical SETI Observatory - http://www.coseti.org

Medina County Astronomical Society - http://junior.apk.net/~matto/mcas.htm

A nonprofit organization founded May 12th, 1997 to promote the advancement of amateur astronomy

Danville-Pittsylvania County, Va astronomy Web Page


Mountain Instruments - http://www.mountaininstruments.com

Builders of precision equatorial mounts and drive systems.

Interstellar Electromagnetics Institute/L'institut Electromagnetiques Interstellaires - http://www.area31.org/institute.html

non-profit private Federal Corporation (est. 1985), conducting SETI and related radio-astronomy research at the Area31 Radio Observatory (A31RO), Ontario, Canada.

Space Station Books - http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Cockpit/5304/spacestation.html

Short list of Space Station/Exploration books. Online buying links.

A Field Guide to American spacecraft - http://aesp.nasa.okstate.edu/fieldguide

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