NASA Relaunches As 5.0

NASA has updated and relaunched their site as NASA 5.0, in celebration of their 50th anniversary next year. It is the beginning of many web 2.0 features to come for NASA. Sep Seyedi of Critical Mass told us that “of interest to you is the fact that the new interface fully uses the script.aculo.us and prototype Javascript frameworks […]

NASA has updated and relaunched their site as NASA 5.0, in celebration of their 50th anniversary next year. It is the beginning of many web 2.0 features to come for NASA.

Sep Seyedi of Critical Mass told us that “of interest to you is the fact that the new interface fully uses the script.aculo.us and prototype Javascript frameworks for its implementation. It was a pretty challenging implementation but got through it.”

The new site features:

  • Transitions: Lots of animations in drop downs and trees
  • Accordion: Rollover news items
  • New topic based navigation
  • Calendar component
  • Tag cloud (now that IS Web 2.0
  • Bookmarking: My NASA and support for Digg, Del.icio.us, and more
  • Comments and polls throughout
  • Polls
  • Image gallery
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