The beautiful symmetry of a total solar eclipse happens because —by pure chance— the sun is 400 times larger than the moon, but is also 400 times farther from Earth, making the two bodies appear the exact same size in the sky.
Of the six flags
planted on the moon,
five of them
When Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon, he carried with him a piece of the Wright brothers' first airplane.
The flag erected on the Moon during the historic Apollo 11 landing was purchased at a local Sears store for US$5.50.
Neil Armstrong claims he said "one small step for *A* man" when he set foot on the moon and that audio analysis of the recording backs that up and it's been misquoted this entire time.
In the 1960s, most Americans didn't support the idea of a moon landing and thought the government was spending too much money on space.
In 1971, the U.S. left a memorial on the Moon for every astronaut who died in the pursuit of space exploration, including Russian Cosmonauts.
For the Apollo 11 moon landing conspiracy theory to be true, over 400,000 people would need to be part of the secret.
According to a 1967 U.N. treaty, nobody can own celestial bodies such as Mars or the Moon.