Photo: ESA/A.Gerst, Lunar Eclipse
Links related to Earth’s moon presented in somewhat random fashion:
But why, some say, the moon? Why choose this as our goal? And they may well ask why climb the highest mountain? Why, 35 years ago, fly the Atlantic? Why does Rice play Texas? – President John F. Kennedy, source
Pocket guide to the moon
Ethics of lunar mining – As we deplete our energy resources on Earth, mining the Moon for precious minerals is becoming a tempting alternative. Researchers believe lunar mining will begin in less than 10 years. But given the damage mining has done on our planet, how do you feel about our ‘Harvest Moon’ becoming a mined Moon?
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Anniversary: July 20, 1969