Tag Archives: Moon

New Moon Books

Mission Control, This Is Apollo: The Story of the First Voyages to the Moon by Andrew Chaikin, with Victoria Kohl, Illustrated by Alan Bean. Reviewed by Marrianne Dyson. Andrew Chaikin and Alan Bean are a powerful team for introducing the … Continue reading

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Is NASA Missing the Point of the VSE?

Return to the Moon: Outpost or sorties? By Dr. Paul D. Spudis. In the question and answer period, he made a rather startling statement to the effect NASA was still trying to understand what “lunar return” means – that an … Continue reading

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NASA May Abandon Plans for Moon Base

NASA may abandon plans for moon base NASA will probably not build an outpost on the moon as originally planned, the agency’s acting administrator, Chris Scolese, told lawmakers on Wednesday. His comments also hinted that the agency is open to … Continue reading

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Lunar Education Posters

Luanr and Planetary Institute Education and Public Outreach Home Page has three educational posters avalible about the Moon, Lunar science and resources for future Development. These posters are designed for 6th to 9th grade students, but can be down loaded … Continue reading

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Will Russians Beat The US Back To The Moon?

Russia to approve new Moon rocket Over 40 years after the United States landed on the Moon the Russia may finally follow suit. This would be unimportant except the US abandoned the Moon for decades and now we are heading … Continue reading

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Galileo Not The First To View And Map The Moon With Telescope

‘English Galileo’ maps on display Thomas Harriot was the first man to view the Moon through a telescope.  Papers at the West Sussex Record Office show that Harriot drew images of the Moon several months earlier than Galileo.

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