Are there really still human footprints on the Moon?

Are there really still human footprints on the Moon?

We've not been on the Moon since 1972, but you might be surprised to see what is still up there...

Asked by: Maya Goldsworthy, by email

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Yes there are, even though nobody has stepped on the lunar surface since the last Apollo mission in 1972. The footsteps will be there for many years to come too. The Moon is geologically dead so the marks won’t be wiped out by earthquakes or volcanoes. Neither is there any wind to disturb them or rain to erode them.


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