Category: moon

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini probe on March 6, 2016.

A few days ago, the Moon looked absolutely huge as it hung low in the sky. Reminded me of this Frank R. Paul cover art for Wonder Stories, February 1933.

A Soviet spaceport on the Moon, painted by Andrei Sokolov (1931-2007). Locals mostly live underground, but many work on the surface under domes fortified with anti-meteor armor.

A plume of ice and gas erupts from Enceladus, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini probe on August 28, 2017.


China’s Chang’e 3 (嫦娥三号) probe lands on the Moon. December 14, 2013.

The view from Apollo 11, July 16-24, 1969.


Earth and Moon, as seen from the International Space Station on September 4, 2010. (NASA)

Looking out the window during the Apollo 8 mission, December 1968.

Pages from The Moon Christmas Coloring Book, 1970.

(Dreams of Space)

LUNAR CHRISTMAS – Behold a sequence of photos of the lunar surface taken during the Apollo 8 mission when humans orbited the Moon for the first time, December 24-25, 1968. (via)