Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who circled the moon alone in 1971 while his two crewmates test-drove the first lunar rover, died Wednesday at age 88. His family said he died in his sleep in Houston. No cause of death was given. “Al was an American hero whose achievements in space and on Earth will…
Home News Skywatching A map showing detections of flashes caused by asteroids impacting the moon. The circled impact is the 100th detected by NELIOTA and the first observed by the Sharjah Lunar Impact Observatory, on March 1, 2020. (Image credit: ESA/NELIOTA)Sometimes a flash in the night is actually an asteroid slamming into the moon.Because such…
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