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By Jeff Foust

ISBN-10: 1886411220

ISBN-13: 9781886411227

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Html. 1). You can zoom in on features on the Moon’s surface by clicking on them in the browser window.  This image from the Moon Viewer shows the far side of the Moon, which is never visible from Earth; when the far side is completely illuminated, the near side is totally dark—a new moon    of the Moon in the 1960s and early 1970s. As the United States and the former Soviet Union raced to be the first to put people on the moon, they sent an array of unmanned spacecraft that returned valuable information on the Moon in preparation for manned missions.

Interest in life on Mars certainly predates the discovery of possible biological evidence in a Martian meteorite, though. In 1976 the Viking mission landed two spacecraft on Mars, equipped with instruments that could detect microbes or other living creatures in the Martian soil. After some initial confusion over the results, scientists decided that the experiments showed that the soil was very active chemically, but contained no evidence of life. html. html. Although the Viking missions did not find evidence of life on Mars, they did give us a detailed global picture of the planet, thanks to two spacecraft that remained in orbit while the other two landed on the surface.

Html includes information from the Apollo moon missions. It has a very plain interface, so you’ll have to do a little exploring to find the information you’re looking for, but it’s worth a visit. html.           ’               The Moon, like other bodies in the solar system, has a detailed and often complex system of nomenclature: the ways lunar features such as craters and mountains are named. For example, large craters on the Moon are named after famous deceased scientists, but small craters are given common first names.

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