Showcasing the Captains: A Preview into the Lunar Migration Dashboard

In this final chapter I focus on a key feature of our Tableau dashboard: the visualization of the captains who play a pivotal role in these historic voyages. The dashboard not only highlights the captains but also demonstrates the power of improved tooltips to provide a deeper dive into the data.


The Captains: Leaders of Lunar Migration

Central to our dashboard is the section showcasing the captains. This feature is designed to honor the leadership and contributions of those at the helm of lunar expeditions. Through interactive elements, users can explore detailed profiles of each captain, including their missions, spaceship name, achievements, and engine expertise in the broader context of space exploration.

Enhancing User Experience with Informative Tooltips

A critical aspect of our dashboard’s design is the use of tooltips to extend the narrative beyond the visible elements. To provide a rich, data-driven experience, I embedded worksheets within tooltips. This approach allows us to present detailed data specific to each captain or spaceship when users hover over the visual elements.


Design and Data Integration: Utilizing Figma, I created a visually compelling backdrop that captures the essence of space exploration. Floating containers in Tableau were then strategically placed to overlay this custom design with our data visualizations, ensuring that the dashboard is not only informative but also visually engaging.

A Dashboard That Tells a Story

Our dashboard, “Migration to the Moon,” goes beyond mere numbers and charts; it tells the story of human ambition, leadership, and technological advancement. By focusing on the captains and utilizing enhanced tooltips, we’ve created a narrative that engages users, inviting them to explore the intricate details of lunar migration.

As we wrap up this series, the journey from conceptualizing an ERD model to visualizing lunar migration in Tableau underscores the power of combining data science with creative design. This project may have reached its culmination, but it opens up new opportunities for storytelling through data, inspiring further exploration and innovation.



Rodrigo Diaz
Author: Rodrigo Diaz

I'm Rodrigo from Mexico, and I am passionate about learning and career growth. I hold a law degree, a master's in business management, and a diploma in civil construction design. My expertise is in starting businesses and product design. I've worked in agriculture, IT, and the public sector, gaining insights into business operations. Outside work, I'm an avid golfer and enjoy spending time with my family, especially sharing experiences with my daughter.