Ep 303: Wrapping up the moon

Ep 303: Wrapping up the moon

Wrapping up the moon

We cover the Apollo 15 through 17 missions. That includes the lunar rover vehicle, moonquakes, the incredible shrinking moon, and a colorful surprise.

Here’s an article about the 2005 study that discovered that the moon is seismically active.

NASA – Moonquakes

Here’s an article that explores a possible source of some of the moon’s quakes, namely, because the moon is shrinking.

Shrinking Moon May Be Generating Moonquakes

Here’s footage from Apollo 15, as they deployed the lunar roving vehicle.

NASA History | Apollo 15: Lunar Rover Deployment

Here’s some footage of the lunar rover in action.

Apollo 16 – LRV “Grand Prix”

Here’s the hammer and feather drop—a quick test of one of Galileo’s notions.

Apollo 15 Hammer-Feather Drop

And here’s some footage recorded when the astronauts ran across some bright orange soil on the moon.

APOLLO 17 Orange Soil

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