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|Web address||Encyclopedia Astronautica|
Type of site
|Created by||Mark Wade|
|463,567 (April 2014[update])|
The Encyclopedia Astronautica is a reference web site on space travel. A comprehensive catalog of vehicles, technology, astronauts, and flights, it includes information from most countries that have had an active rocket research program, from Robert Goddard to the NASA Space shuttle to the Soviet Shuttle Buran.
On July 12, 2011, a message appeared on the website stating that its content had been taken down due to persistent denial of service attacks; however, the website was restored about two weeks later. The site is also mirrored at an older url.
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