Outline of space science

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A laser-guided observation of the Milky Way Galaxy at the Paranal Observatory in Chile in 2010

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to space science:

Space science encompasses all of the scientific disciplines that involve space exploration and study natural phenomena and physical bodies occurring in outer space, such as space medicine and astrobiology.[1][2]

The following outline is an overview of and topical guide to space science:

Branches of space sciences

A proposed timeline of the origin of space, from physical cosmology

Space-related interdisciplinary fields


See Outline of astronomy

See astronomical object for a list of specific types of entities which scientists study. See Earth's location in the universe for an orientation.

Space exploration

See Outline of space exploration


Astronautics – science and engineering of spacefaring and spaceflight, a subset of Aerospace engineering (which includes atmospheric flight)

See also

Astronaut Piers Sellers during the third spacewalk of STS-121, a demonstration of orbiter heat shield repair techniques


  1. ^ "Space science – Define Space science", Dictionary.com
  2. ^ "Space science – Definition of space science", Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia

External links

  • Institute of Space Technology, PakistAn
  • Space Sciences @ NASA
  • Space Sciences @ ESA
  • Space Sciences Institute
  • Space Science & Technology, (Persian) an Iranian nongovernmental group who writes scientific articles about Space Science & Technology
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