Apollo 15 mission (Lunar Rover)
The animation shows the two-seater Lunar Rover used in the Apollo 15 mission
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Neil Armstrong, one of the crew members of Apollo 11 was the first man to set foot on the Moon.
Lasers are devices designed to emit narrow, monochromatic, high-intensity beams of light.
The Hubble Space Telescope orbits outside the distorting influence of Earth´s atmosphere.
The International Space Station is a habitable satellite built with the cooperation of 16 countries.
The Kepler space telescope was launched by NASA to discover Earth-like planets orbiting other stars
Lunar eclipses occur when the Moon passes through the shadow cone of Earth
Space probes and Mars rovers examine the structure of Mars and possible traces of life.
A demonstration of nearby planets, stars and galaxies.
During its orbit around the Earth, the visibility of the Moon's illuminated part constantly changes.
When the Sun, Earth, and the Moon are arranged in a straight line, the Moon can partially or completely obscure the Sun.
The Space Shuttle was a manned, reusable spacecraft operated by NASA.
The Moon is the Earth's only natural satellite
The orbits of the 8 planets in our Solar System are elliptical.
The rise and drop of sea levels caused by the gravitational force of the Moon.
The Voyager space probes were the first man-made objects to leave the Solar System. They gather data about outer space and carry information about humanity.
A spacecraft on its path is in a constant state of free fall.
This animation demonstrates how the Earth and the Moon were formed.
The diameter of our galaxy is about 100,000 light years; it contains more than 100 billion stars, one of which is our Sun.
In 1946 a Hungarian scientist was the first person to detect radar echoes from the Moon.
The Soviet-made satellite was the first spacecraft to be launched into outer space (in October 1957).
The formation of the Sun and the planets started with the contraction of a dust cloud about 4.5 billion years ago.
Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space on 12 April 1961.