These sites are about the International Space Station that orbits earth. Learn about the history of its development, its mission, and the astronauts who have lived there. Includes videos, animations, and photographs. There is a link to an eThemes resource on space exploration.
Students can find out about the STS-115 Atlantis shuttle mission in September of 2006. This flight carried pieces of the ISS. Click on "Flash Feature" for a series of animations. Under "Related Multimedia" watch one of the videos.
Astronauts have used spacesuits extensively as they work on the ISS. This site explains how a spacesuit works and has an assortment of photographs tracing the history of the spacesuit. NOTE: The site includes ads.
These sites are about space exploration and the various technologies that have made this possible. Learn about satellites, space stations, and spacecrafts. See photographs and video clips of various launches