STAR WATCHING: International Space Station
Most cloudless nights, you can see a million stars with your naked eye and the man-made International Space Station.
A mother in Oregon told The New York Times,(quote) “The International Space Station flew over Portland on a clear night. We had six minutes of watching it stream across the sky.”
NASA developed a website for amateur star gazers to track the path of astronauts. Approximately every 90-minutes the International Space Station takes another trip around the world.
- This week is a full, super-moon. It’s closest to earth making it appear larger than normal.
- With all the kids home from school, we all need the advice of a teacher on how to keep children occupied and engaged.
- A silver lining to a downturn in commerce is that there’s less light pollution and the stars are more easily visible.
- In our lifetime, astronauts will return to the moon. And then step foot on Mars.