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Fly him to the Moon

There was an old orange-faced loon/ Who wanted to go to the moon./ “Enjoy your big ride”,/ The people replied – / “It can’t come a moment too soon!”/// https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-space/trump-wants-to-send-u-s-astronauts-back-to-moon-someday-mars-idUSKBN1E51QP There was an old orange-faced loonWho wanted to go to … Continue reading

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The Whole of the Moon

Today as of late afternoon/ The perigee proved opportune/ Tonight what was present/ Was not just the crescent/ For you saw the whole of the moon./// *** My jumping off point for this one was this song by The Water Boys, … Continue reading

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Watching the E-Clips

Here is the safest of tips/ For viewing a solar eclipse:/ Don’t look at the sun/ Just wait till it’s done/ Then check out the video clips./// https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-who-what-where-when-and-how https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/899625256100524032

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Rover’s Return

There was a Jade Rabbit in space/ Apparently lost without trace/ But as all seemed over/ For Yutu the rover/ The moon bunny contacted base./// http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/13/jade-rabbit-china-lunar-rover-signs-life https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/434273775714983936

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Moon Crash Landing

There were 2 old orbital craft/ Which, tho it may seem a bit daft/ Were carefully crashed/ On the moon, where they smashed/ As NASA HQ cheered & laughed. ///http://www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2012/12/20121218608378241.html ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/281014738245279744

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