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Fun With the World Wide Web

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Space enthusiasts worldwide can find plenty of space-related amusements on the World Wide Web. Here are some of our favorites!

The Martian has been a big hit, and 20th Century Fox wants you (or your furry best friend) to be a part of the action. This site allows you to create your own version of the movie poster! (Pictured left)

Keeping with The Martian theme, this website will allow you to send a potato to your friends! (Pictured right)


If you participated in the NASA social media campaign #PlutoTime, there is a possibility that your photo is a part of this Pluto mosaic. The photo outlined in red is a photo of Clyde Tombaugh, the American who discovered Pluto in 1930. (Pictured left)

Cement mixer or space capsule? This article tells the story of an abandoned cement mixer that has received several make-overs over the past 50+ years. (Pictured right)


Looking for a game of skill? Try this! Landing a rocket on a unmanned ship isn’t as easy as it sounds. This game presents the challenges faced by SpaceX. (Pictured left)




After your several attempts of a safe landing, you may want to try something a little easier, Slinky perhaps? Some of the best toys are not always originally designed for such playtime, as explained in this article. (Pictured right)

And when you are ready to sit back and relax, this short video will have you singing along the praise of the International Space Station. (Pictured below)

This article is part of Space Watch: December 2015 (Volume: 14, Issue: 12).