This classic photograph of the Earth was taken on Dec. 7, 1972, by the crew of the final Apollo mission, Apollo 17, as they travelled toward the moon on their lunar landing mission
Yes, We Really Did Land on the Moon – Part 3, the later missions.
John’s Young’s space suited leap on Apollo 16. “Some of the things the astronauts did would be well-nigh impossible under Earth gravity, particularly moving at speed or leaping, as John Young did on an Apollo 16 EVA, while wearing spacesuits”
Yes We Really Did Land On The Moon – Part 2, On The Moon Itself
Surveyor 3, Apollo 12, with lunar module behind
And Finally…Yes, We Did Go To The Moon
The Public Affairs Officer at the Johnson Space Centre, Houston, remarked, “As you can see, it’s only a paper fender, but the Moon is real.”
Citizen Scientists Helping To Explore The Moon
The public and schools are also invited to use lunar images to identify features and plot a journey for a rover
Artemis 1: CubeSat to Map Water Ice on Moon
The LunaH-Map is designed to find and map water ice at the Moon’s South Pole.
Building on the Moon
“If we’re going to live and work on another planet like Mars or the moon, we need to make concrete. But we can’t take bags of concrete with us — we need to use local resources” Norman Wagner, Unidel Robert L. Pigford Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware.
Surveyor 3 #OnThisDay
Taken during the second Apollo 12 extravehicular activity (EVA), shows two U.S. spacecraft on the surface of the moon. The Apollo 12 Lunar Module (LM) is in the background. The unmanned Surveyor 3 spacecraft is in the foreground.
Why is the moon two faced?
A new study published in the journal Science Advances shows that the impact that formed the Moon’s giant South Pole–Aitken (SPA) basin would have created a massive plume of heat that propagated through the lunar interior.
First Photo of the Moon: #OnThisDay
On 2nd of January 1839 the first photo of the Moon was taken by French photographer Louis Daguerre.