This webpage is a brief overview of some of the online resources available to lay people researching science at NASA. Lists of databases, document collections, and our current journal subscriptions can be found elsewhere on this website.
All items are available at the Headquarters Library, except as noted. NASA Headquarters employees and contractors: call (x0168) or email Library@hq.nasa.gov for information on borrowing or in-library use of any of these items. Members of the public, contact your Local Library for the availability of these items. NASA Headquarters employees can request additional materials or research on this topic. The Library welcomes your comments or suggestions about this webpage.
Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) - Each day a new
image or photograph is featured. A searchable archive of past pictures is available too.
Astrophysics Data System - Abstracts and, in many cases, links to articles of all kinds about astronomy, cosmology, and physics.
Beginner's Guide to Aeronautics - This site is a sweeping overview of the sciences fo flight and spaceflight, with a link to the Beginner' Guide to Rockets.
Hubblesite - The public outreach site for the Space Telescope Science Institute, which operates the Hubble Space telescope for NASA.
Human Research Program - Find out how NASA scientists and doctors are making discoveries that will keep our astronauts healthy in space and us healthy here on Earth.
NASA Astrobiology Program - Is humanity alone? Keep up with the search here!
NASA Earth Observatory - A central point for NASA's research on our homeworld's weather and natural resources.
NASA Technical Reports Server - Provides access to NASA's current and historical aerospace research.
National Space Science Data Center - Images, CD- ROMs, videos, and data sets from NASA's satellites and probes.
Near-Earth Object Program - NASA's dedicated professionals tracking asteroids and comets whose orbits cross the Earth's orbit.
Planet Quest: The Search for Another Earth
Science Mission Directorate - Where NASA's scientific research is coordinated.
Solar System Exploration - Stop by and see the neighbors!