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Photo: ESA/A.Gerst, Lunar Eclipse

Links related to Earth’s moon presented in somewhat random fashion:

2020

Quotes
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

Recommended Listening
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?

2019
Texas-Alabama tussle heats up over where to locate new moon program

Elsewhere on the Web
NASA Goddard Creates CGI Moon Kit as a Form of Visual Storytelling
moonviews.com
incredibly-violent-history-of-earths-moon
http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/gigapan
Apollo 11 changed the way we felt about the moon
How would lunar mining affect the cultural significance of the Moon?
Who owns the moon?
Naked scientists

Full moon
https://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/moon/full-moon.html
http://home.hiwaay.net/~krcool/Astro/moon/moonnames.htm

Reports
Tidal evolution of the Moon from a high-obliquity, high-angular-momentum Earth – Nature (PDF)

Fave Apps: Phases of the Moon
Our Phases of the Moon App is Now a Lunar Atlas

Download
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.universetoday.moon.phases
https://itunes.apple.com/kz/app/phases-of-the-moon/id547642997?mt=8

LRO
http://lunar.gsfc.nasa.gov
http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/iotd.html?id=375652
http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/lro-earthrise-2015

Rovers
Can I borrow a lunar rover?

Eclipses
Lunar eclipse
Recent and forthcoming lunar eclipses

Apollo
firstmenonthemoon.com
latest-release-of-moonscape

MTV
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-entertainment-news-updates-july-1501515620-htmlstory.html

Apps: Phases of the Moon
https://www.universetoday.com/97213/phases-of-the-moon-app-for-iphone-and-android

Videos

Wikipedia
Moon
Tycho_(crater)
Artemis_(novel)

Anniversary: July 20, 1969

Planeta.com

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