Nothing like the hexagon has ever been seen on any other world. The structure, which contains a churning storm at its center, is about 20,000 miles wide and reaches roughly 60 miles down into Saturn’s atmosphere. The bizarre hexagonal cloud pattern was first discovered in 1988 by scientists reviewing data from NASA’s Voyager flybys of […]
Venus: Russian Soviet spacecraft landed on Venus. They own the title of being the first spacecraft to land on another planet and transmit back to Earth. Saturn’s moon Titan: European Space Agency (ESA) became the first to land on Titan and the farthest landing from Earth ever made.
“I happen to be privileged enough to be in on the fact that we have been visited on this planet and the UFO phenomenon is real. It has been covered up by governments for quite some time now.” — Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 “For nearly 50 years, the secrecy apparatus within the United States […]
The Moon receives an equal amount of sunlight on each side, during the lunar day. The dark side of the Moon refers to the side opposite to the one we see. Since the Moon is tidally locked to the Earth, we only ever get to see one side of the Moon from our vantage point […]
To get an idea of how small we are in the universe keep in mind that more than a million Earths can fit inside our own sun and below is a picture of our sun next to the largest start we know of. Largest star: UY Scuti- 1708 Solar radii (1.19 billion km).
There is one dead body on the Moon, Eugene Shoemaker, his ashes were scattered onto the Moons surface. The Moon is a planet. The Moon doesn’t actually orbit the Earth. The Earth and Moon orbit each other, around a point between them called a barycenter. The Moon is older than Earth. Moondust smells like gunpowder […]
Audi, in collaboration with Berlin-based start-up PTScientists, is launching the first ever private moon mission, scheduled for 2019. The mission objective is to explore the moon as a potential future human habitat. The Audi lunar Quattro vehicles will be playing a key role in this mission.
They are very interested the potential of harvesting a clean and efficient form of energy from the Moon known as Helium-3. It could provide safer nuclear energy in a fusion reactor, since it is not radioactive and would not produce dangerous waste products.
The Moon could also be used as a base for further space exploration.