A trip to the moon takes about three days to travel more than 250,000 miles.
The surface of the moon experiences great extremes in temperature, from boiling hot to freezing cold.
The moon's atmosphere is a very thin layer of widely dispersed gases.
Questions about jurisdiction, property rights and damages by space junk are covered under various treaties and principles.
The moon is about one-fourth as big as Earth, relatively large for a planet's satellite.
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Two NASA centers are engaged in a friendly wager as their local teams compete in the World Series of baseball. The direct of the NASA center whose team loses the World Series must wear the jersey of the opposing team for a day.