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    A Giant Leap for Mankind 
    Life Magazine's photo and video essay of the space race.
    http://www.life.com/Life/space/giantleap/
    A Timeline of Rocket History 
    An overview of the development of rocketry.
    http://history.msfc.nasa.gov/rocketry/
    Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science 
    A book-length history of the period between Sputnik I and the creation of NASA, by the NASA History Office.
    http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4211/cover.htm
    Canada In Space 
    Basic overview of Canada's space telecommunications program.
    http://www.cbc4kids.cbc.ca/general/the-lab/space/canada.html
    Canadian Space Milestones 
    Major achievements in Canada's satellite and astronaut programs.
    http://www.space.gc.ca/about/canspamil/
    Encyclopedia Astronautica 
    Comprehensive resource providing articles on most space technology subjects and space flight history.
    http://www.astronautix.com/
    From Sputnik to Moon Shot 
    Annotated timeline showing all space missions from Sputnik I to Apollo XI, with some pictures.
    http://alrich.org/timeline/index.html
    History of Space Exploration 
    Timeline (1957-1999) and feature articles. Covers United States and Russian ventures and includes vehicles and biographies sections.
    http://www.nauts.com/history/
    History of Space Exploration 
    Several articles and publications, with illustrations and educator guides.
    http://www.solarviews.com/eng/history.htm
    Indian Space Program 
    Brief overview the of Indian Space Exploration Program. Includes a chronology and description of programs.
    http://www.geocities.com/indian_space_story/
    Space Exploration 
    Past and future mission timelines, and a history of early launches.
    http://library.thinkquest.org/27463/
    Space Exploration Merit Badge 
    How to get a Boy Scout Space Exploration Merit Badge. Includes a brief summary of early space travel and a timeline of events in space exploration from the 1950s.
    http://my.execpc.com/~culp/space/space.html
    Summary of Human Space Flight History 
    Timeline of space missions impacting on human physiology and medicine.
    http://www.nsbri.org/HumanPhysSpace/appendix/appendixa.html
    The Problem of Space Travel 
    A translation of Hermann Noordung's 1929 "Das Problem der Befahrung des Weltraums", this book is one of most extensive early studies of the technical and engineering details of a space station. Part of the NASA history series.
    http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4026/cover.html
    The Space Race 
    Information on the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo, and Soviet space programs, astronauts, and rockets. Includes a glossary and discussion board.
    http://www.thespacerace.com/
    Time Newsfile: Space Exploration 
    Original magazine articles from key events in space exploration.
    http://www.time.com/time/newsfiles/spaceexploration/
    Voyage to the Milky Way 
    Companion site to the PBS film. Mars missions, interactive speed timeline, and a look at where space exploration is taking us.
    http://www.pbs.org/milkyway/
    Woomera 
    Offers history of Australia's activities in rocket and missile testing at the Woomera Range. Includes personal memories of many ex-residents.
    http://homepage.powerup.com.au/~woomera/