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The German translation of StarChild went online on 23 April 1998. It is at

As far as we can tell, this site gets updated whenever something new is added to the English site.

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StarChild in Italian went online in March 1997 at The translation was provided by a team at the Padova Astronomical Observatory.

This site was updated in late 2002.

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At long last!!! The Portuguese translation of StarChild ( online! It is a slightly out-of-date version of StarChild (by a few months), but will hopefully be updated soon.

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The Spanish translation is underway.


The StarChild site is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC.

StarChild Authors: The StarChild Team
StarChild Graphics & Music: Acknowledgments
StarChild Project Leader: Dr. Laura A. Whitlock
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman

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