Guide to Space

Article written: 24 Apr , 2008
Updated: 25 Sep , 2017

The Solar System:

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:

Outer Space:

Space Exploration:

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

Famous Scientists:

Apollo 11 Crew Photo. Credit: NASA

Famous Astronauts:


Earth Sciences:

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

Messier Objects:



Image Credits:

  • Solar System:
  • Big Bang:
  • Space Shuttle Columbia: NASA
  • Apollo 11 Crew: NASA
  • Messier Objects: Michael A. Phillips

Matt Williams is the Curator of Universe Today’s Guide to Space. He is also a freelance writer, a science fiction author and a Taekwon-Do instructor. He lives with his family on Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia.

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