Visual Astronomy Display: April 2017

Visual Astronomy Display for April 2017


  • Planners at NASA’s Payload Operations Integration Center share how they decide what to tell the crew of the International Space Station what to do every day;
  • Have you ever wondered how the Apollo astronauts learned to land on the Moon? Vintage Space did some digging and has the answer!;
  • Nature Magazine takes a look back at historic images of Earth as seen from space;
  • Measuring the size of the universe is complicated, but Gabe Perez-Giz tries to break it all down for us in PBS Space Time; and
  • As climate change continues to affect the Earth, satellite data show that arctic sea ice has reached another record low.

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