Bizarre Facts About The Moon That May Have Something To Do With Why We Haven’t Gone Back

1. First Impression

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No one knew exactly what the lunar surface was going to be like. That’s why NASA had its Apollo 11 astronauts train on a variety of different terrain all over the U.S. before launch. Upon landing, though, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin found that the moon wasn’t nearly as dangerous as they feared – at least for their short visit.