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

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 science

One 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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