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Moons

It's been 40 years since Apollo astronauts Gene Cernan & Jack Schmitt walked on the surface of the Moon. Author Andrew Chaikin created this video to reflect upon Apollo 17's importance, & look at how we could go back to the Moon.

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You have probably heard the saying 'once in a blue moon' which refers to something being rare, or heard the Elvis song "Blue Moon", but you may not have known exactly what a blue moon

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The first satellite to orbit Earth was launched 4.5 billion years ago!

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NASA-JPL astrobiologist Kevin Hand explains why scientists are so excited about searching for life in the oceans of Jupiter’s moon Europa.

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Learn about the moon in this fun video!

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When the moon passes through the Earth's shadow, it causes the moon to look very unusual for a short period of time. This event is called a lunar eclipse, and it occurs roughly twice a year.

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Tapes of mankind's first lunar landing misplaced?

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Learn more about the meteor that hit the moon and created an explosion big enough to been seen from earth with the naked eye!

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On December 24, 1968 the astronauts on board Apollo 8 took one of the most famous photos in history - the rise of Earth above the horizon of the Moon. This video shows how that photo came about.

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You’d never guess there was a liquid ocean out there. Or weather. Or a Death Star.

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