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Moons of our Solar System
Moons of our Solar System

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4 Summary

This week you have looked at the process involved in gathering and learning about moons. You have also considered the significance of the four great missions. Exploring the only moon in the solar system with an atmosphere was another aspect of this week’s learning. Next week the course looks at the case for renewed human exploration of the moon.

You should now be able to:

  • the missions that have explored moons in the outer Solar System
  • the surface and atmosphere of Titan
  • some medium-sized icy moons.

You can now go to Week 8: Moons and the future [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .