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Yep, believe it or not, you are looking at an award-winning site. Here are the awards we've won:

16th March 2004 Busy Educator Award
The Busy Educator award...

Congratulations on your wonderful site: The Solar Space Station
You did a great job on this site. Well done!
I am pleased to award your site the Busy Educator's Award. A link to your site is posted on my website at:

10th March 2002 Critical Mass Award
Critical Mass Award A nice looking award, with a cool looking Logo, here's what 'Critical Mass' thought:

Congratulations!! Your site definitely qualifies for the "Critical Mass Award". A very nice site, excellent design, clever original graphics & artwork, great photos, and you have provided your visitors with content that is informative, entertaining, presented well and easy to access. A worthy enterprise and a positive contribution to the Web....
Thanks for helping make the Web a more interesting, educational and attractive place to visit. I really enjoyed my visit to your site and will return again when time permits :)

Always nice to be appreciated

5th April 2001 ComputerUser.Com Link of the Week
ComputerUser.Com Link of the Month Our most prestigious award so far, here's what ComputerUser.Com said:

Your site has been chosen based on its originality, content and quality... The Links of the Week ... are advertised in the Monday newsletter which goes out to over 25,000 subscribers all over the world.

Incidentaly, ComputerUser.Com gets 750,000 unique visitors and 3 million page views per month.

26th March 2001 Chriss Golden Site Award
Chris reckons that this site...

...has met and or exceeded ALL of the qualifications and expectations to receive my GOLD AWARD.

23rd March 2001 Pegasus Best of the Best Award
Pegasus Best of the Web Quite a good award, and a nice picture too. Here's what their email said...

This award is given to outstanding Web Pages and recognizes the hard work that was put into the development of your web site. Your score was as a 90 out of 100. A panel of two decided the final results.

Thanks for helping make the Web a more interesting, fun and attractive place to visit. My compliments on a job well done!

16th January 2001 Top Site Award
pengstopsite.gif (7111 bytes) A seemingly hard to get award, here is what they said:

A very nice site, excellent design. Presented well and easy to access. A worthy enterprise and a positive contribution to the Web.
We found your website to be in the TOP 2% of all the websites we've reviewed. Of the thousands of websites we review every month.

23rd November 2000 Best Pages on the Web Award
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A slightly tacky picture perhaps but anyway, here's part of their congratulatory message:

Congratulations! I have decided to award you my Best Pages of the Web Award. I enjoyed your site very much.

8th September 2000 Files of X 'X-Cellent' Award
This big, brash award is from the 'Files of X', an X-Files site but they give awards for other things as well, obviously. Here's a snippet of their e-mail:

Congratulations Chris....

We thought your site was worthy of our award. You have worked very hard and deserve some serious recognition. We are happy to present you with this personalized award ... to show our respect for the time you have taken to create a great internet site.

7th July 2000  The Schoolzone 5-Star Award
Rated by
Schoolzone's panel of expert teachers Here's what Schoolzone had to say:


Your site, The Solar Space Station has been awarded a Five Star rating by Schoolzone's panel of over 400 expert teachers. This is in recognition of the fact that it is an outstanding educational site: useful for teaching and learning and easy to navigate.

20th June 2000  Saturn's Golden Award
Saturn's Golden award is Saturn's top award. He runs 3 award schemes: The bronze award, the Silver award and the Golden award.