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Lunar Dust and Duct Tape

Lunar Dust and Duct Tape


Why is the Moon so dusty? On Earth, rocks are weathered by wind and water, creating soil and sand. On the Moon, the history of constant micrometeorite bombardment has blasted away at the rocky surface creating a layer of powdery lunar soil or regolith. For the Apollo astronauts and their equipment, the pervasive, fine, gritty dust was definitely a problem

Courtesy of NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 years ago

Apollo 17, as if it was just yesterday.Lets get there again in 2024.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 year ago

The good old “moon rover” easy fix to the wheel guard while on the moon .