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The dark side of the moon

This short wibblette is especially for Sue of Dreamwalker’s Sanctuary, who wondered recently “What is on the dark side of the Moon?”.

“There is no dark side of the moon really.

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Apollo 8: One of History's Most Conspicuously Courageous Acts

I noticed a book is out now about the history of Apollo 8, which marks the first time human beings traveled beyond the bounds of the Earth. 312 more words

Jim Langcuster

Everything To Know About Blogging

WebsiteBuilder recently published an amazingly detailed infographic called The State of Blogging Industry & The Ultimate Beginners Guide on How to Create a Blog. They kindly allowed me to share… 9 more words



Oom pah, pah … oom pah pah … The sound of the calliope is a siren’s call to the little girl. There, in the middle of the big park, the magic ponies go up and down. 11 more words


Apollo 8: Humanity's First Earthrise—and First Christmas—from the Moon

“We came all this way to explore the Moon, and the most important thing is that we discovered the Earth.”
– William Anders, Apollo 8 Commander …
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24 Dec : Man entered the moon’s orbit

Landing on the surface of the moon is different from entering its orbit. 

It was today in 1958 that for the first time any human being had left the earth’s orbit and entered moon’s orbit.  87 more words


Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Message to the People of Earth

Bill Anders

“We are now approaching lunar sunrise, and for all the people back on Earth, the crew of Apollo 8 has a message that we would like to send to you.

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