Voyager space probes

Voyager space probes

The Voyager space probes were the first man-made objects to leave the Solar System. They gather data about outer space and carry information about humanity.

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Milky Way

The diameter of our galaxy is about 100,000 light years; it contains more than 100 billion stars, one of which is our Sun.

Planets, sizes

The inner planets of the Solar System are terrestrial planets while the outer planets are gas giants.

The Dawn mission

Studying Ceres and Vesta will help us learn more about the early history of the Solar System and how rocky planets are formed.

The life-cycle of the Solar System

The formation of the Sun and the planets started with the contraction of a dust cloud about 4.5 billion years ago.

The New Horizons mission

The New Horizons space probe was launched in 2006, with the objective to study Pluto and the Kuiper Belt.

Interesting astronomy facts

This animation presents some interesting facts in the field of astronomy.

Mars Exploration Program

Space probes and Mars rovers examine the structure of Mars and possible traces of life.

Satellite types

Satellites orbiting the Earth can be used for civilian or military purposes.

Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope orbits outside the distorting influence of Earth´s atmosphere.

ISS

The International Space Station is a habitable satellite built with the cooperation of 16 countries.

Kepler´s laws of planetary motion

The three important laws describing planetary motion were formulated by Johannes Kepler.

Kepler space telescope

The Kepler space telescope was launched by NASA to discover Earth-like planets orbiting other stars

Our astronomical neighbourhood

A demonstration of nearby planets, stars and galaxies.

Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle was a manned, reusable spacecraft operated by NASA.

Sputnik 1 (1957)

The Soviet-made satellite was the first spacecraft to be launched into outer space (in October 1957).

Telescopes

This animation shows optical and radiotelescopes used in astronomical observation

The Cassini-Huygens Mission (1997-2017)

The Cassini spacecraft was exploring Saturn and its moons for nearly 20 years.

The Solar System; planetary orbits

The orbits of the 8 planets in our Solar System are elliptical.

Types of stars

This animation demonstrates the process of star development for average and massive stars.

Apollo 15 mission (Lunar Rover)

The animation shows the two-seater Lunar Rover used in the Apollo 15 mission

Moon landing: 20 July 1969

Neil Armstrong, one of the crew members of Apollo 11 was the first man to set foot on the Moon.

Observatory

Observatories are often built at high elevations to minimise the effects of atmospheric turbulence

Optical instruments

A wide variety of optical instruments are in use today, ranging from microscopes to telescopes.

Satellite navigation, GPS

The Global Positioning System consists of 24 satellites but only 4 have to be visible for positioning.

Yuri Gagarin's journey to outer space (1961)

Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space on 12 April 1961.

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The development of celestial mechanics

This animation introduces the studies of astronomers and physicists whose works fundamentally changed our view of the universe.

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