Semester I, 2002-2003 • G Hour (MWF 2:00-2:50)

MacMillan Hall 117 • Prof. James W. Head


Current Planetary Science Links


NASA's Home Movies

2001 Mars Odyssey News

Space Shuttle Mission Homepage

Status of the International Space Station

 Course Outline

Course Goals

Tests and Exercises

Reading Assignments

All work in this Course is

subject to the Academic Code



Planetary Web Links (Inner Solar System)

Planetary Web Links (Outer Solar System)
an organized list of World Wide Web sources of planetary images and data

Contacting Teaching Assistants
email addresses, office locations, and office hours

Click here for instructions on how to access Brown newsgroups
class newsgroup

Planetary Science Links...





See Earth From Space: Scroll down to the "Great zooms from space" to see Landsat zooming in to major US cities

Mars Global Surveyor: Currently in its extended mission, returning image, altimetry, magnetometry, and spectral data

The Chandra X-Ray Observatory: Launched successfully in July of 1999, it continues to return deep sky pictures

Take a Trip to the Seafloor

2001 Mars Odyssey: Currently orbiting Mars and returning data

Galileo: Mission is completing and spacecraft will soon crash into Jupiter

Stromboli On-Line: Etna eruption movies

Going back to the Moon: The European Space Agency's SMART-1 Mission

Cassini successfully swung by Jupiter on its way to Saturn in 2004

Italy's Volcanoes

ESA Goes to Mars: The European Space Agency's Mars Express Mission

Four new moons have been discovered around Saturn

Interactive Map of Canadian volcanoes from the Canadian Geological Survey

Japan Goes to Mars Other missions from Japan's ISIS

Hydrothermal Vents

New Mission to Mercury: MESSENGER Homepage

Montserrat Volcano Update

Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous: One-year mission to the asteroid Eros

Calving off of the Antarctic Ice Sheet

Deep Space 1: Validating new space flight technologies


last updated: september 10, 2002.

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