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Infographic of the Day: Space Junk on the Moon

December 25th, 2012
in econ_news, syndication

Since 1959, the space programs of Earth have hurled machines at the moon. Many were intentionally crashed to gather scientific data, some crashed by accident, some were left to crash once their orbit decayed, and others landed softly and safely.

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Learn about the dozens of dead space vehicles that litter the surface of the moon, in this SPACE.com infographic.
Source SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration









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