Category: moon

Shortly after returning from the moon, Buzz Aldrin began to suffer from alcoholism and depression. “I wanted to resume my duties, but there were no duties to resume. There was no goal, no sense of calling, no project worth pouring myself into.”

There will be a ‘super blood wolf moon eclipse’ on January 21st, 2019. The first full moon of the year will be closest to earth in its orbit, all while a lunar eclipse is happening. It will reach its peak at 12:16 am EST and will last about 3 hours and 17 minutes.

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Faking the moon landing in 1969 would have been harder than actually going to the moon.

The moon is 1/400th the size of the sun but also 1/400th the distance from Earth which results in the moon and the sun being the same size in the sky, a coincidence not shared by any other known planet-moon combination.

The moon is 1/400th the size of the sun but also 1/400th the distance from Earth which results in the moon and the sun being the same size in the sky, a coincidence not shared by any other known planet-moon combination.

US Air Force seriously considered and researched Nuking the Moon as a show of force after Russia launched Sputnik, but scrapped it as they felt landing on it would be better received by the public.

One of Saturn’s moons, Mimas, looks like the Death Star and its heat signature resembles a Pac-Man.

Charlie Duke left a family photo on the Moon on April 23, 1972. On the back side of the photo, a message reads: “This is the family of astronaut Charlie Duke from planet Earth who landed on the moon on April 20, 1972.”