The Space subsite covers all sorts of stories from stargazing to planetary exploration, and from explainers on geological phenomena to marvelling at pretty places. Here's stories from April that you may have missed.

Not everything gets shared to the io9 main page. Here's the April stories exclusive to the Space Subsite:

Want something more popular? Many stories are shared to the io9 Mainpage; here's a few of them from April:

Top image: Portion of Cygnus Loop in the ultraviolet wavelength. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech. I'm an io9 Recruit, which means I have a limited time to build traffic to the Space subsite. If you see something you like, please pass it on!