National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Daniel S. Goldin, Administrator
400 Maryland Avenue, S. W., Washington, D. C. 20546
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) conducts research for the solution of problems of flight within and outside the Earth’s atmosphere and develops, constructs, tests and operates aeronautical and space vehicles. It conducts activities required for the exploration of space with manned and unmanned vehicles and arranges for the most effective utilization of the scientific and engineering resources of the United States with other nations engaged in aeronautical and space activities for peaceful purposes.
NASA was established by the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as amended (42 U.S. Code 2451 et seq.).
The following was condensed and edited from the NASA web site--with added content to further inform visitors to the Federal Gateway site.
Questions & Answers also a Subject Search plus the "10 most asked questions", etc.
Comments on nasa.gov site navigation aids such as FAQs, User Tips, etc.
NASA Portal a look into the core of NASA's technology development and technology transfer programs. Users can capitalize on technologies developed by NASA, explore opportunities to develop new technologies with NASA, or learn what unsolved aerospace challenges NASA faces.
Welcome to WhoWhere directory for federal Email addresses and telephone numbers.
US Government Blue Pages Online Directory federal telephone directory.
Public Affairs Web Pages covers all NASA installations.
Today@NASA key NASA news site.
News & Information highlights of what's going on in the NASA Newsroom.
Hot Topics lists home pages for NASA missions.
5 Year Guide to Space Exploration - Popular Science details every mission
between now and 2005.
Year Guide to Space Exploration - Popular Science detail of every mission between now and 2005.
Documents in the News - University of Michigan reference information on current government headline stories.
WWW Virtual Library: US Government Information Sources index of Web pages and directories.
Historical Archive covers Space History and Manned Mission.
NASA History Office puts you in touch with the Office of Policy and Plans.
Terra - The EOS Flagship satellite that shows pollution around the world--some project that it will revolutionize climate research.
Other NASA Resources publications and resources that tell the NASA story.
Other Space Agencies U. S. and foreign activities.
Satellite Boxscore inventory of objects in the sky.
Other Cool NASA Web Sites visits popular missions, Hubble Space Telescope, etc.
Multimedia Gallery NASA's photo, video, arts, and audio resources.
National Finance Center - Employee Personal Page Information (USDA) excellent source for federal employees of agencies serviced by NFC to follow their payroll, leave, travel, insurance, and other personal information on line.
Need Advice? Academy Complex Sitemap authoritative science, technology, and public health answers from key federal organizations.
Disaster Finder extensive resource of disaster and emergency information.
NASA Academy Summer program for young people to learn leadership, etc.
Welcome to the Gallery offers NASA photos, videos, movie and press kits.
Build A Solar System assists in building a scale model of the heavens.
NASA’s Education Program Resources for Educators, Education R&D Center, K-12 Education Standards, and the NASA Classroom of the Future.
NASA Space Shuttle Small Payloads Project involves organizations other than NASA sending experiments into space on NASA craft.
Welcome to the Planets ™ California Institute of Technology collection of images from NASA’s planetary exploration program.
FAQs: Planetary covers solar bodies and planetary probes.
Space - University of Colorado topics covering NASA, National Geographic, Naval Observatory, etc.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Jupiter and Galileo images and data.
Astronomy/Astrophysics on the Internet astronomy-related Internet links.
The IDL Astronomy User’s Library procedures facility that can be downloaded and modified as you choose.
More Planetary Resources draws from Smithsonian, Naval Observatory, Northwestern University, and various Web search engines.
Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature Search Engine allows you to develop your own parameters in your search of the heavens’ bodies.
Ocean Planet - Smithsonian embodies learning, teaching, and beauty!
Princeton Planetary Society a student effort at space-related activities.
The Space Place K-12 educational site.
NASAKIDS space art, rockets, airplane.
Space Science exploration, Sun-Earth Connection, structure, etc.
The Global Change Master Directory comprehensive source of information about satellite and earth science data---climate change is addressed.
Planetary Data System data from past and present NASA planetary mission.
The Nine Planets a multimedia tour of the solar system.
Astronomy and Space many web sites dealing with this topic.
Astronomy & Space Databases a survey document of this topic.
Other Space Agencies lists U.S. agencies involved in aeronautics, space research and international space agencies.
U. S. Business Advisor good government business resource.
CBDNet key publication of federal contracting activities.
USA Map - NASA procurement activities.
The Federal Laboratory Consortium For Technology Transfer gives topical links, key regional home pages, and FLC personnel listings.
Federal Technology Transfer Offices on the Internet lists key officers at various federal organizations.
NASA Commercial Technology Network moves technology to market.
Federal Acquisition Jumpstation NASA Acquisition Internet Service site that visits other key government acquisition sites.
Mid-Atlantic Technology Applications Center division of NASA established to broaden the scope and increase the effectiveness of its technology commercialization program.Best Manufacturing Practice
NASA Synopses Search an open review of NASA procurement activities.
NASA Acquisition an Internet acquisition gateway.
Volcano World excellent topic for young and old.
Bradford Robotic Telescope Observatory give commands to this British telescope and view the results!
Government Information Locator Service (GILS) search utility for miscellaneous files (GILS) that agencies make available to the public.
NASA GILS miscellaneous files