General Reference

Culture Specific

  • Sky Mythology.  Sky People and the beginning of Earth and stories of constellations and other features of the night sky.
  • Texas Space Grant Consortium.  Working to ensure that the benefits of space research and technology are available to all Texans.
  • Florida Space Grant Consortium.  Supports the expansion and diversification of Florida's space industry through grants, scholarships, and fellowships to Florida students and educators.
  • American Distance Education Consortium.  International consortium of universities delivering distance education programs and services.
  • Ask Dr. Math.  This episode of "Ask Dr. Math" lists places on the web to learn about African-American mathematicians.
  • Minority University—Space Interdisciplinary Network (MU-SPIN).  This is a NASA educational intiative for historically black and other minority group colleges and universities focusing transferring advanced computer networking technologies to these institutions.
  • Native American Astronomy.  Explores the ways that the Lakota people interpret the night sky. Includes a detailed, printable star map.



  • Your Sky.  An interactive online planetarium. View maps of the night sky for your home.
  • Space Camp.  Uses space to excite and educate children ages 9 to 18 in the fields of math, science and technology.
  • Solar System Live.  See the position of the planets right now, or as they appeared on another date you specify.