Moon Activities

Explore the Moon with these hands-on activities!

An artist's drawing of the Apollo shuttle orbiting the moon and seeing Earth rise over the horizon.

Earth has just one moon – a rocky, cratered place roughly a quarter the size of Earth. The Moon has captured our imaginations for thousands of years, and is the only other planetary body that humans have visited. Explore the phases of the moon, craters, moon exploration, and more!


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A detailed view of the full moon.

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This project was funded under NASA cooperative agreement NNX16AL65A and cooperative agreement number NNH15ZDA004C. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and  do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.