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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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The Portuguese translation of StarChild went online in May 2000.

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The Spanish translation of StarChild went online in March 2015.


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
Curator: J.D. Myers
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman