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ASTRONOMY

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SIGHT LOSS

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WE HEAR A LOT ABOUT BIG OIL AND BIG PHARMA AND CERTAINLY NOW THERE IS BIG SPACE. AS CARL SAGAN ONCE SAID, "ALL LIFE ON EARTH IS DOWNHILL FROM THE STARS."
IN THE MID 1970'S A LOW-BUDGET, STAR TREK SPINOFF AIRED ON TELEVISION FOR THREE SEASONS. SPACE 1999 NAMED THEIR HEADQUARTERS MOONBASE ALPHA AND TODAY OUR MOON STILL REMAINS OUR FIRST STOP TO OUTER SPACE.

BECAUSE OF THE TECHNOLOGY OF ASTRONOMY, THIS VISUAL PURSUIT IS ACTUALLY QUITE ACCESSIBLE FOR VISION LOSS CONSUMERS.

SO, START BY READING THIS ARTICLE...

BRAILLE MONITOR, MARCH 2013
ARTICLE: ACCESSIBLE ASTRONOMY
NEXT CONSIDER LISTENING TO THIS 3.5 HOUR CD AUDIO BOOK...

NPR AMERICAN CHRONICLES: EXPLORING SPACE
HIGHBRIDGE AUDIO, 1-800-755-8532

PLUS, HERE IS AN ARRAY OF INTERNET RESOURCES...

LINK: ASTRONOMY 1O1
SITE: WWW DOT U IOWA DOT EDU

FINALLY, USE THE FOLLOWING SUGGESTION LIST TO RESEARCH WHAT'S NEW IN SPACE...

• WEBSITES

- WWW DOT NASA DOT GOV
- WWW DOT SPACE DOT COM

• SEARCH TERMS

- EARTH TELESCOPES
- SPACE TELESCOPES
- MARS LANDERS
- JUPITER RED-SPOT
- SATURN RINGS
- STAR GAZING
- SHOOTING STARS
- BLACK HOLES
- SUN SPOTS
- SOLAR ECLIPSE
- LUNAR ECLIPSE
- MOON WATCH
- COMET WATCH
- ASTEROID WATCH
- PLANET HUNTING
- METEOR SHOWERS
- SETI (SEARCH FOR EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL INTELLIGENCE)
- VOYAGER 1 AND 2
- SPACE STATION
- CONSTELLATIONS

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