California has named the remains of the Apollo 11 mission a state historical resource. "Space archaeologists" fear that the trash and equipment left behind by the United States' journeys to the moon could someday wind up for sale on eBay if they aren't protected.
Some people worried that the cancellation of the Constellation moon programme had ended any hopes of Americans returning to Moon. Now, though, the private sector is arguing that the new spending plan actually makes it more likely America will return to the moon.
The faint tug of the sun and moon on the San Andreas Fault stimulates tremors deep underground, suggesting that the rock 15 miles below is lubricated with highly pressurized water that allows the rock to slip with little effort, according to a new study.