From rockets to satellites to deep space probes, here are interesting and notable instances of the human exploration into space!
The search for life
- SETI – the search for alien life
- Do Aliens exist (are they real)?
- Where is life most likely to exist outside of Earth?
- The Habitable Zone
Outside Earth’s Solar System
- The most earth-like planets
- The Milky Way Galaxy
- What is at the center of the Galaxy?
- Nearest galaxies to the Milky Way
- How many galaxies are there in the Universe?
- What is a Dyson sphere?
The Moon landings
- Apollo Moon Landings (all except Apollo 13)
- Apollo 13, the Third Manned Moon Landing Attempt (and the most dangerous)
Rockets and space ships
- Ariane Rockets, those massive European Space Launchers!
- The International Space Station, the Largest Man-made Object in Space
Telescopes and Observatories
- The Hubble Space Telescope
- The James Webb Space Telescope
- GAIA, the Ambitious Mission to Plot a Billion Stars in the Milky Way Galaxy
- Herschel Space Observatory, the Largest and Most Powerful Telescope Ever Launched in Space
- Integral Mission, exploring the high energy gamma ray universe
- The Mars Curiosity mission, exploring mars in search of water and life
- Spirit and Opportunity Mars missions
- Mars Landers
- Mercury Missions, NASA and ESA Exploration Missions to Mercury
- Mars Express, the First ESA Spacecraft to Orbit another Planet
- Beagle 2, the Lost Mars Lander
- Voyager 1 and 2
- What is Time? You might think you know but check your watch and think again 😉
- Dark Matter – there is more dark matter than matter we can see in the Universe. The problem is we can’t yet see it!
- Dark Energy – most of the Universe is apparently made up of this stuff. Like Dark Matter, no one knows what it is.
- Anti-matter – the opposite of matter