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Space Links

Just about anything you ever wanted to know about space exploration, plus some other fun sites, can be found here!


Orange County Register Science Calendar, Santa Ana, CA
Encyclopedia Astronautica


Science Centers, Museums and Observatories

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
California Science Center, Los Angeles, CA
Chabot Science Center, Oakland, CA
Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana, CA (OCSS meeting location!)
Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles, CA
Mt. Wilson Observatory, Los Angeles, CA
Palomar Observatory, Palomar Mountain,CA
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego, CA

Advocacy Groups and Space Enterprises

2001 Space Suits (by member Dennis Gilliam)
Apogee Books (publishers of the "NASA Mission Report" series)
Astrosociology.com (Founded by Jim Pass, Ph.D.)
Atomic City (models by member Scott Alexander)
Chris Butler (renowned space artist)
Design Dynamics (board member Bob Kline's company)
Global Friendship Through Space Education
Mars Society
National Space Society
Novaspace Galleries
OASIS (Los Angeles Chapter of NSS)
Orange County Astronomers
Pat Rawlings (renowned space artist)
Planetary Society
Red Planet Ventures (started by an OCSS member)
Space Frontier Foundation
Space Model Systems (by "Star Trek" illustrator Rick Sternbach)
Space Tourism Society (started by OCSS member John Spencer)
Traveling Space Museum (started by board member Ivor Dawson)

Space Agencies

European Space Agency
Japanese Space Agency
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
    Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX
    Kennedy Space Center, FL
Russian Space Agency

Research...and fun sites!

Blue Falcon Editing (board member Andrea Howe's company)
Code 3 (makers of display-quality space models)
Heavens-Above (find out when ISS is passing over!)
League of Angels (baseball site by OCSS Secretary Jeff Howe)
NASA Space Place for Kids
NASA Archive DVDs
Space Toys
Vandenberg Air Force Base launches