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How Many People Have Walked on the Moon? Astronaut Charles Duke collecting samples during Apollo 16.

How Many People Have Walked on the Moon?

Credit: NASA. Ask someone if they know the names of the astronauts who have walked on the Moon, and most people would be able to list Neil Armstrong, and maybe even Buzz Aldrin. But can you name the rest of the Apollo astronauts who made it down to the lunar surface? In total twelve people have walked on the Moon. Besides Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin – who were the first two astronauts to leave their bootprints on the Moon — there were also Pete Conrad, Alan Bean, Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell, David Scott, James Irwin, John Young, Charles Duke, Eugene Cernan, and Harrison Schmitt.

Interestingly, out of the dozen people who walked on the Moon, no one ever did it more than once. Here’s some additional information about the men who walked on the Moon and their missions:Apollo 11 – 2 people. Geography. Nasa Earth science. Psychology for Sports Performance.


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Comet 'brighter than the moon' will fly-by the Earth in 2013

Comet ISON is visiting the inner solar system and is set to put on spectacular views for the Northern Hemisphere across November and December as it heads towards the sun. It may prove to be brighter than any comet of the last century - visible even in broad daylight - and this may end up being its one and only trip to the solar system, as its trajectory may see it plunge into the sun in a fiery death. Scroll down for video. Photojournal: NASA's Image Access Home Page. Visible Earth: Browse by Sensor.

NASA Earth Observatory : Home. 50th Anniversary of Canada in Space. 9/24/2012 to 9/30/2012 May 23, 1963: Canada partners with NASA on ionospheric studies Following the success of Alouette, Canada partners with NASA through the International Satellites for Ionospheric Studies (ISIS) program.

50th Anniversary of Canada in Space

Canada's ISIS satellites achieved near-perfect performance and orbits — with a high percentage of successful experiments. The data spawned more than 1,200 scientific papers. Next year, CASSIOPE will be launched to study “space weather” in the ionosphere, an extension of these early studies. 10/1/2012 to 10/7/2012 September 29, 1962: Canada is the third nation to build a satellite Alouette-1 is launched, making Canada the third country to have designed and built its own satellite. Today, Canada's space industry provides jobs for 8,256 Canadians at over 200 companies, generating $3.4 billion per year for our economy.

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Janet: Precisely what is happening to my relationship with the arts I engage - wonderful stuff! I wish you well. Peter – peterchabanowich
This I can look into for inspiring......My art is taking on new inspirations from these amazing images. Absolutely magnificant...... – janetmyers

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2012 February 8 - Enceladus Backlit by Saturn

Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2012 February 8 Explanation: This moon is shining by the light of its planet. Specifically, a large portion of Enceladus pictured above is illuminated primarily by sunlight first reflected from the planet Saturn.

  1. janetmyers Feb 24 2013
    We have forgotton how to use our body to create quantum magnetic fields and thus 'care', we are energy, everything in the universe comes down to energy....there are ways for us to use our bodies in energetic polarity balance. Much of what we have been taught, needs to be emptied and for us to learn how to come into the fullness of all we are capable of. This is something more are discovering...and the change it creates cannot be undone. Everything is energy. We are vibrational beings in a vibrational universe. Science is fringe awareness currently of this and exploration is limitless.
  2. nick1958 Feb 24 2013
    We are only steward of this planet, it is our spaceship,, lets try to take care of it..... and try to be a little more gentle with it.... cos other people to follow may want to use it as well.....
  3. janetmyers Feb 24 2013
    Nothing is insignificant.....and...each moment counts..... Please feel free to add something that you believe appropriate. I watched the movie 'Cloud Atlas' last night...some resonance....the scouts of this planet are wonderful, brave...we need to care for the planet we have and show that we can - testing times for mankind . expand our all of its diversities and evolve.
  4. peterchabanowich Feb 23 2013
    Because of the interconnectedness of all things, there is no insignificance. If we run across vast differences in magnitude, we invent mathematics for each realm, so each particle of some whole is integral. Quite something, indeed.
  5. hgoriginal Feb 23 2013
    Creator, creating. We get to enjoy it in more way's than we can imagine.