Black Hills Astronomical Society
Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
You may find the web sites listed below to be very interesting and informative. It should be understood that these web sites are not related to the black Hills Astronomical Society except for an interest in astronomy.
Badlands Observatory, Quinn, SD
NASA Space Place - Hey kids ... Come on in and check out our games, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology.
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter - http://lunar.gsfc.nasa.gov
Kaguya Lunar Mission - http://www.selene.jaxa.jp/index_e.htm
Clementine Lunar Mapping Mission - http://www.cmf.nrl.navy.mil/clementine/
South Dakota Space Grant Consortium Homepage <-- link corrected 8/21/2010
Powers of 10 - View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude and enter then enter the microscopic world!
Earth from Space - Excellent photos of Earth acquired by astronauts aboard NASA Space Shuttle. Over 400,000 images!
Marsoweb - an interactive Web site developed by NASA helps scientists select suitable landing sites for future missions to Mars.
Tri-State Astronomical Society - Sioux Falls, SD
Stardust Mission - NASA's amazing mission to capture comet dust and return it to Earth! Stardust Spacecraft encountered the comet on Jan. 2, 2004. Of special interest, is that Badlands Observatory in Quinn, SD provided very useful telescopic observational data to NASA on the comet's position.
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