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Fun Stuff

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Space

  • NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    "NASA.gov brings you the latest news, images and videos from America's space agency, pioneering the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research."
  • Spaceflight Now
    A great site about spaceflight.
  • Space.com
    "Get the latest space exploration, innovation and astronomy news. Space.com celebrates humanity's ongoing expansion across the final frontier."
  • NASA's ISS Sighting Opportunities
    When will the International Space Station be over your location next? You can find out and then look to the sky to find it.
  • Sky & Telescope's: This Week's Sky at a Glance
    "See this week's sky at a glance with observing tips and maps to guide you to the night sky. Don't miss out on comets, meteors, eclipses, and more!"
  • Space Weather
    "News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids."

Other Sites

  • Google Earth
    The coolest program ever invented. Fly anywhere in the world in a 3D environment. You can view Google Earth in your browser or you can still download the free desktop version, Google Earth Pro, here. You can also explore the Moon, Mars and space in the desktop version. Also check out the historical imagery feature.
  • NASA's Visible Earth
    Blue Marble Collection - Download the highest quality imagery of the full Earth ever available.
  • CIA's The World Factbook
    It's a great tool to find out information about any country on the globe. You can download the whole site with one click.
  • Wikipedia
    The free encyclopedia.

Weather Backgrounds

N42RF
NOAA Hurricane Research Aircraft
Lockheed WP-3D Orion
Registration Number: N42RF
Nickname "Kermit"
N43RF
NOAA Hurricane Research Aircraft
Lockheed WP-3D Orion
Registration Number: N43RF
Nickname "Miss Piggy"
N49RF
NOAA Hurricane Research Aircraft
Gulfstream IV-SP (G-IV)
Registration Number: N49RF
Nickname "Gonzo"