After NASA-SpaceX launch to the International Space Station, a lot of people displayed an interest in the space. If you are one of them, here’s a guide to help you navigate space from your sofa.
NASA website is full of articles and multimedia that can be accessed freely. You can access curiosities about Mars and the Hubble Telescope. Or, if you prefer, see high-quality videos explaining moon phases. Or download the Third Rock Radio, a space radio station.
If you lost the last rare eclipse that will only happen in twenty years again, you should access timeanddate.com. The page hosts a calendar full of eclipses, equinoxes and more. If you prefer an App, try Moon Phase & Astronomy Calendar. They can be connected to your Google Calendar account and others.
Don’t you have a telescope? Not a problem. With Star Walk 2, available for Android and iOs, you can explore the sky with your phone. SkySafari also has different memberships that can bring you closer to space. Or, if you don’t want to spend, access Hubble Telescope and check its images gallery.
Due to Covid-19, many museums are physically closed. But they remain open online. The National Air and Space Museum offers 3D views of Apollo 11 and cockpit panoramas. The Hayden Planetarium also offers online tours. Google Arts & Culture allows you to access museums and online expositions.
If you are looking for family entertainment check these pages. Chicago’s Museum of Science has a range of activities and instructions to be done at home. California Science Center is providing a series of experiments and activities that can be completed using household supplies. NASA also offers lessons of mathematics and engineering for kids and adults.
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