Universe Today’s Guide to Space

The Solar System:

Outer Space:

The history of the billion years after the big bang, hydrogen atoms were mysteriously torn apart into a soup of ions.universe starting the with the Big Bang. Image credit: grandunificationtheory.com

Space Exploration:

History of Space Exploration:

Space Shuttle Columbia launching on its maiden voyage on April 12th, 1981. Credit: NASA

Famous Scientists:

Einstein Lecturing

Famous Astronauts:

Apollo 11 Crew Photo. Credit: NASA

Astronomy Jargon:

Astronomy & Cosmology:

Earth Sciences:

Compilation of all known Messier Objects. Credit: Michael A. Phillips


Messier Objects:



This artist’s rendering shows the Extremely Large Telescope in operation on Cerro Armazones in northern Chile. The telescope is shown using lasers to create artificial stars high in the atmosphere. Image: ESO/E-ELT

Image Credits:

  • Observable Universe: Pablo Carlos Budassi
  • Animated Solar System: Caltech/nagualdesign
  • Big Bang: grandunificationtheory.com
  • Space Shuttle Columbia: NASA
  • Albert Einstein: National Library of Austria/F Schmutzer/Public Domain
  • Apollo 11 Crew: NASA
  • Hubble Deep Field: NASA and A. Feild (STScI)
  • Messier Objects: Michael A. Phillips
  • Voyager Golden Record: NASA
  • Extremely Large Telescope: ESO/E-ELT