Technology in Space

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1.3 Spacecraft power systems
http://spacelink.msfc.nasa.gov (Figure 5.9).

Activity 1
http://www.astronautix.com

Teacher Guide

Activity 1 Finding out about spacecraft

Use books, magazines, newspapers, TV programmes and the Internet to find out about space missions as you study this unit. You could collect a folder or scrapbook of notes and cuttings on a particular space mission or on spacecraft in general.

Useful World Wide Web sites:

General information
http://www.space.com
http://www.astronautix.com

Small satellites
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) is a commercial designer and builder of both civil and military micro- and mini-satellites:
http://www.sstl.co.uk
Oscar 11 Satellite (UoSAT-2):
http://www.users.zetnet.co.uk/clivew/oscar11.htm

Other UK space projects
Education Guide to Space (Leicester University):
http://www.star.le.ac.uk/edu/index.html
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory:
http://www.ssd.rl.ac.uk

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
NASA is the organisation responsible for US space projects and is also involved with the ISS.
NASA homepage:
http://www.nasa.gov/
Welcome to NASA's education program:
http://education.nasa.gov/

International Space Station:
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/station/index.html

Podcasting:
Podcasting provides an excellent set of resouces mainly as videos directly to your computer. See:
http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/podcasting

Russian Space Programme
http://www.energia.ru/english/

Activity 31: Doppler on the Web

http://www.astro.ubc.ca/~scharein/a311/Sim/doppler/Doppler.html
http://www.fearofphysics.com/Sound/doppler.html
http://www.edumedia-sciences.com/a220_l2-blog-call.html
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/applets/doppler.html
http://faraday.physics.utoronto.ca/PVB/Harrison/Flash/ClassMechanics/Doppler/DopplerEffect.html
http://www.amnh.org/sciencebulletins/astro/f/sdss.20051208/assets/247/index.php
http://www.kettering.edu/~drussell/Demos/doppler/doppler.html