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WHAT IF other planetary bodies orbited our world at the same distance as the moon?

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On the Lunar Surface
Apollo 11 astronauts trained on Earth to take individual photographs in succession in order to create a series of frames that could be assembled into panoramic images. This frame from Aldrin’s panorama of the Apollo 11 landing site is the only good picture of mission commander Neil Armstrong on the lunar surface.Image Credit: NASA

On the Lunar Surface

Apollo 11 astronauts trained on Earth to take individual photographs in succession in order to create a series of frames that could be assembled into panoramic images. This frame from Aldrin’s panorama of the Apollo 11 landing site is the only good picture of mission commander Neil Armstrong on the lunar surface.

Image Credit: NASA

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Earthshine Moon
Reflected earthlight visible on the Moon’s night side when the Moon is in the evening or morning crescent phase.

Earthshine Moon

Reflected earthlight visible on the Moon’s night side when the Moon is in the evening or morning crescent phase.

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Views of Earth from the Moon, Mars and Beyond

For more than 40 years, missions throughout the solar system have sent back stunning images of our home planet

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A body of mystery

Titan (or Saturn VI) is the largest moon of Saturn. It is the only natural satellite known to have a dense atmosphere, and the only object other than Earth for which clear evidence of stable bodies of surface liquid has been found.

1. Cassini image of Titan, behind Epimetheus and the rings; 2. Cassini image of Titan in front of the rings of Saturn

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Apollo 16 command and service module above the Moon.

Apollo 16 command and service module above the Moon.

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