41st Anniversary of the First Moon Landing

Image credit: hubblesite.orgCredit: NASAESA, and J. Garvin (NASA/GSFC)Tomorrow is the 41st anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon, where were you 41 years ago?  NASA wasn’t even close to having the sophisticated technology they have now. Because of technological advancements would it be easier and cheaper to go back to the moon now? It’s so easy in fact, that Google is challenging private organizations to send a rover to the moon and send images back to earth. A little closer to home the moon is at first quarter now, but will be full by the end of this week.  Also, don’t miss other highlights of the night sky on this week’s Sky Talk.[audio: st20100719.mp3]

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