Moons: Taking it further

Updated Monday, 29th February 2016
Explore our Moon and other moons of the Solar System, as well as learning about space exploration and observation with this free course.

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Buzz Aldrin on the moon [Image: NASA] Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans to our Moon again?

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In week one you meet scientists describing their fascination with moons; discuss the implications of finding life on a moon; meet Jessica, your course guide; take a tour through the Solar System; and find out how much you already know about moons.

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Week One

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Week Four

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Week Seven

Week Eight

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