The Moon: From the Good Earth to the Sea of Rains

As I stand out here on the wonders of the unknown at Hadley, I sort of realize there is a fundamental truth to our nature. Man must explore. And this is exploration at its greatest.

APOLLO 15 Astronaut Dave Scott was hardly exaggerating. As he stepped off the ladder of his moon ship Falcon to become the seventh man to walk on the lunar crust, Scott faced the most awesome terrain ever explored: stark mountains, treacherous gorges, strange mounds and craters. "I can look straight up and...

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