Category: moon

One of Saturn’s moons, Mimas, looks like the Death Star and its…

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….

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.”

The song Fly Me to the Moon was the first music ever heard and…

The song Fly Me to the Moon was the first music ever heard and played on the Moon, when Buzz Aldrin played it on a cassette tape.

The first “Super Blue Blood Moon” in 150 years will…

The first “Super Blue Blood Moon” in 150 years will happen on January 31, 2018.

The one and only visible supermoon of 2017 will be observable…

The one and only visible supermoon of 2017 will be observable to the entire world on December 3. 

The United States and Russia signed a treaty in 1967 agreeing…

The United States and Russia signed a treaty in 1967 agreeing not to nuke the Moon.

This photo captures lava, milky way, meteor, and moon in a…

This photo captures lava, milky way, meteor, and moon in a single shot.

American adventure photographer Mike Mezeul II took an amazing shot that captures the diverse beauty of Mother Nature. Photographed in Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii, it contains the Moon, the Milky Way, a meteor, and a stream of lava all in one image.

When Astronaut Ed Mitchell was asked what it’s like to…

When Astronaut Ed Mitchell was asked what it’s like to stand on the moon, he said: “From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, ‘Look at that, you son of a bitch.’

You could fit all the planets in between Earth and the moon and…

You could fit all the planets in between Earth and the moon and still have room left over to spare.

The last man to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, promised his…

The last man to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, promised his daughter he’d write her initials on the moon. He did, and her initials, “TDC,” will probably be on the moon for tens of thousands of years. source

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