Thomas Baron, a NASA contractor, died with his family when their car stalled on train tracks – a week after he submitted a report (which later was lost) alleging foul play in the accidental deaths of Apollo 1 crew members.
Light can echo in space.
There is an official ruling on how a faithful Muslim should pray facing Mecca while in space.
Moon dust is so abrasive that during the Apollo missions it reeked havoc on astronaut’s space suits. In one case it actually ate through three layers of Kevlar.
The meditation mantra “Om” is recognized by many religions as the primordial sound present at the creation of the universe.
There is a region in orbit that causes laptops on-board the shuttle to crash.
The Earth doesn’t actually orbit the sun, instead both bodies orbit a barycenter.
Due to the speed of its orbit and rotation, Mercury’s days are longer than its years.
Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name: Moon.
In 1960, a pilot rode a balloon to the edge of space, then sky-dived back at 988 km/hr.