Exploration Systems Mission Directorate
Safe, sustained, affordable, human and robotic exploration of the Moon, Mars and beyond.
The Vision for Space Exploration
Stay up to date with the latest developments as NASA plots new courses to the Moon, Mars and Beyond.
Space Biology (FSB)
FSB program site contains information on goals, research topics, and program history.
Office of Biological
and Physical Research (OBPR)
This NASA enterprise includes research conducted by the FSB program.
International Space Station Science Operation News
Managed by Marshall Media Relations.
Space Station Biological
Research Project (SSBRP)
Provides an overview of biology habitats and hardware
being developed for the International Space Station.
Opportunites and Announcements
Lists current research opportunities at NASA explains how to submit a proposal.
Sciences Data Archive - Contains experiment, hardware, and payload descriptions.
An on-line resource for undergraduate education.
Physiology in Space
workbook published by the National Space Biomedical
Exercise and Aging
A joint product of NASA and the National Institute on Aging with charts in printable
A large collection of NASA educational products.
Quest - NASA
biographies, live web-casts, FAQ's, and other features.
Visit the NASA
home page and see what's new at the agency.
NASA Kennedy Space Center
Read more about operations and activities at KSC.
NASA Ames Research Center
Read more about research and facilities at ames.
ARC Life Sciences
Describes space biology research and activities and NASA Ames Research Center.
Space Settlement Design Contest
Annual contest for 6-12th graders (11-18 years old) from anywhere in the world.
Science in Orbit
The Shuttle & Spacelab Experience: 1981-1986.
collection of space life sciences publications and reports.
NASA's program to study the origins of life and the search for life elsewhere
in the universe.
Helps students explore habitable planets and how to design a habitable fictional planet.
NASA is not responsible for the content of the sites listed below.
Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics
DNA from the Beginning
An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity.
resource with graphics and cell animations.
A Virtual Cell Tour
Learn more about cells through the animations presented by The Virtual Cell Web Page.
Learn more about the brain and the nervous system.
A virtual activity from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Descriptions of many animals and habitats, presented by SeaWorld.
Space Agriculture in the Classroom
USDA, NASA, University of Florida program, designed to boost student awareness of agriculture's role in the space program, and its importance in our economy and society.
Basic Biology for Engineers
An intensive six-day course including lectures and labs.
student website from National Public Radio.
Scientific American experts answer questions about biology
and other science topics.
Space Agency (ESA) Microgravity Database
An overview of microgravity research
being conducted by the ESA.
Compilation of space related science links by topic.
The Astrobiology Index
Compilation of Astrobiology links by topic.
The Electronic Astrobiology Newsletter.
Human Space Flight Gallery
The site features images of NASA space flight programs.
NASA Image Exchange
Contains advanced search features supporting thousands of images
Extensive work by the NASA Planetary Photojournal Development Team
Ames Imaging Library System (AILS)
Llibrary of images showing the projects and activities of NASA Ames Research Center.
NASA Image Gallery
Guide to an array of NASA online visual resources.
Photo Gallery at the National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC)
Planetary and astronomical images with links to other space-related images.
Marshall Space Flight Center's (MSFC's) Image Archive
Images depicting the varied history, challenging ongoing projects, and future of MSFC
NASA Office of Biological and Physical Research (OBPR) Image Gallery
Images related to fundamental biological and physical sciences space flight missions, ground and flight experiments, and supporting hardware.
Earth from Space: An Astronauts View of the Home Planet
Earth images taken by astronauts in flight.