We all know the Earth has one moon, right?
Well, it sure seems like an obvious answer. Sure, there are a bazillion artificial satellites, and probably some dust and stuff, but the Moon is our only moon. 968 more words
Nov 14, 1851:
On this day in 1851, Moby-Dick, a novel by Herman Melville about the voyage of the whaling ship Pequod, is published by Harper & Brothers in… 1,460 more words
I’ve been re-reading Andrew Smith’s excellent book, Moon Dust. Published about 10 years ago it’s an absorbing series of tales that came out of Smith visiting, talking to and recording the thoughts of the last 9 people to ever have walked upon the surface of the Moon. 716 more words
DALLAS (AP) — Scissors used by astronaut Alan Bean when he walked on the moon sold for $100,000 at an auction of space gear.
Bean’s collection of two-dozen items brought in about $625,000 when offered Wednesday by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. 131 more words