The site is authored by Carolyn Collins Petersen, an accomplished astronomy writer and part-time Hubble researcher. Carolyn takes viewers to "The Planetarium Show That Never Ends," where various heavenly bodies are displayed and described in non-scientific but informative and inspiring ways.
Includes information ranging from the training of astronauts to space station construction to the search for life on mars. Also offers an album of NASA photos and links to other sites about the earth and heavens.
Astro-Venture is an educational, interactive, multimedia Web environment where students in grades 5-8 role-play NASA occupations, as they search for and build a planet with the necessary characteristics for human habitation.