This Flash-based viewer allows you to view real-time NASA satellite images of the Sun and the Earth. Near real-time images from a variety of NASA satellites and ground-based observatories are presented. Enjoy zooming and panning the images! A scale tool with the size of the Earth is also presented with the solar images.
Voyage with the Exploratorium staff in a canoe and climb atop a 14,000-ft volcao in Hawaii to gaze at the stars
Play the Great Escape, Magneto Bowling, Magneto Mini Golf, and Solar Vision produced by the Space Science Institute with NASA funding
This new experiential Web site lets you explore Chaco Canyon and the Yucatan to learn about NASA research on the Sun and solar practices within a larger historical and cultural context.
Can you match all the tiles? Try your hand at Concentration!
The most powerful solar flare in the last 500 years occurred on September 2, 1859 and was sighted by two astronomers who happened to be looking at the sun at exactly the right time!