On Sunday, you will be able to view the biggest and brightest moon in 20 years. It will be the second and largest of the three to appear this summer. It will make the moon appear 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than usually.
This anniversary of landing on the moon celebrates one of the greatest achievements of the modern age. To celebrate this event we’ve prepared for you this collection of photographs. Enjoy.
Pluto is the second-largest object in the outer reaches of our solar system, barely smaller than another dwarf planet, Eris. To this day, we still don’t know much about it.
The theory that the moon landings were hoaxed by the US government to assert their victory in the space race over Russia, is something which has grown in popularity over time.
What if the moon was a disco ball? Initially, it’s not all that exciting, because it wouldn’t work the fun way we’d expect. But by moving the moon closer and allowing it to quickly rotate, all sorts of awesomeness starts to happen.
China’s first moon rover, Yutu, or Jade Rabbit, separated from the lander early on Sunday, several hours after the Chang’e-3 probe soft-landed on the lunar surface.