Our Moon

Unlike the rocky inner planets of the solar system, the lunar surface has remained largely preserved and could provide novel perspective into our past and a stepping stone to deep space.

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NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission enabled the investigation of the moon’s gravitational field in extraordinary detail Learn More ►

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How many astronauts have walked on Earth's Moon?


12. Apollo 17 astronaut, Eugene Cernan was the last man to walk on the moon in 1972. America’s lunar explorers collected and returned 842 pounds of material to be studied on Earth. 

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