Sunday, January 11, 2009

Planet Earth and its Moon

Students are excitedly asking questions about space. Look at Celestia, a free space simulation that shows the Earth as a three dimensional planet.

Earth's Moon

Some Interesting Information

In History
2. The first closeup photos of the moon were taken by the United States on July 28, 1964.
3. On January 9, 1968 Surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on the Moon. 

4. The first lunar landing was made on July 16, 1969 by U.S.A.'s Armstrong, Collins and
Aldrin. (Apollo 11) Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the surface of the moon. He said, "That's one small step for a man; one giant leap for mankind."

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