Saturday, January 4, 2014

Lunar Soil

We just learned about Lunar Impact Craters.

The dust, dirt and broken rocks on the moon are called lunar soil, or regolith.

When the Apollo 11 crew landed on the moon, their boots left footprints in the soil.
apollo 11 boot print
(from: wikipedia - lunar soil)

Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Ranger 4 - First American spacecraft on the moon