Back in the earlier explorer days, the stars played a huge role in navigating the seven seas. Times have changed, and thankfully the crew on the MV Explorer‘s bridge has much more advanced technology. But the stars are still there.
If you enjoy star-gazing at home, just imagine the skies out on the open ocean where there’s nothing else around to block your view. Once or twice a voyage, the ship’s captain declares an official star-gazing night to fully appreciate the ship’s celestial setting. The crew cuts the lights, students flood to Deck 7 port-side, and the show begins. The reflection of the moon wobbles on the rolling tides and hundreds of students find a space on the deck to stare skyward. There’s no better option for a late-night study break on our floating world campus.