What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device for accessing the internet, whenever you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. On this site, the cookies we use include ‘analytics’ cookies, to analyse how users use this site to help us make our website better for those who visit it regularly, and ‘load-balancer’ cookies, which are essential to ensure performance of the site.
Some of the functions that cookies perform can also be achieved using similar technologies. This policy refers to ‘cookies’ throughout, however is to include these alternate mechanisms.
More information about cookies can be found on allaboutcookies.org
Types of cookies we use
These cookies allow us to make sure you get the best possible experience on our website. They’re essential for you to be able to search and buy online with us.
We use ‘analytics’ cookies on this site to help us make the site better for those who visit it regularly. They help us work out what users like and don’t like and how we can improve things for you.
When we include links to other websites, please bear in mind they will have their own privacy and cookie policies that will govern the use of any information you submit. We recommend you read their policies as NASASpaceFlight is not responsible or liable for their privacy practices.