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Posts tagged apollo

January 2, 2009

 

Astronauts on the Moon

The Dangers of Lunar Dust

NASA is planning to send astronauts back to the moon fairly soon. However, there are a few kinks to work out, like what to do about moon dust.

March 26, 2007

 

apollo 17 astronauts training

Killed by the Sun

The sun may be far away, but its solar flares still present a deadly risk for astronauts going to the moon.

November 14, 2006

 

a 1959 soviet stamp depicting the Luna 2 moon landing

You Can Just Crash at My Place

Most of us picture astronauts bouncing gracefully on the moons surface, but what we don't see are the crash landings!

November 7, 2003

 

Chemical Oracle

Learn about the chemical oracle of ancient Greece. Who was Pythia and could she really channel the voice of Apollo? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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