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Sources of further information


Careers in space research and astronomy

How to become an astronomer (Royal Greenwich Observatory)

Careers in Astronomy, Geophysics and Planetary Science (Royal Astronomical Society)

Careers in Astronomy (National Schools Observatory, UK)

Do you want to be an astronomer? (Dr Carolin Crawford, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge)

The American Astronomical Society's careers brochure

The American Astronomical Society Education Office

Astronomy: The Search for a Stellar Career (Science Magazine)

Jobs in space research and astronomy

Jobs at the European Space Agency (ESA)

Jobs at NASA

Jobs in the space industry

Jobs for the academic community

Jobs for physicists

Jobs for astronomers

General space science and astronomy websites

British National Space Centre (BNSC; handbook lists all space related centres in UK)

British Interplanetary Society

European Space Agency

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Jonathan's weekly space report


BBC space science pages

Leicester University education pages

MSSL basic guide to stars, the Sun, galaxies, plasma, clouds and missions

NASA space pages for young children

Space science in the classroom

Association for Science Education (ASE)

British Association (for the Advancement of Science; BA)

Govt. Dept. for Education and Skills (DFES)

Institute of Physics (IoP) - for teachers

Institute of Physics (IoP) - for students

National Grid for Learning

The Royal Society

School leaflets/posters/moon rock hire from the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC)

NASA education pages

Faulkes robotic telescopes

Local space organisations and astronomical societies

UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL)

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.

University of Surrey


Herstmonceux science centre

Guildford Astronomical Society

Croydon Astronomical Society

Ewell Astronomical Society

Farnham Astronomical Society

London links - museums

Greenwich Observatory (and the Caird Planetarium)

Science Museum

Women in science

Historical information

Pretty pictures

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Hubble Space Telescope images


Astronomy Now

Sky and Telescope

New Scientist

Spaceflight Now

PPARC Frontiers magazine (free)



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