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.
Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name: Moon.
Astronomers have reported seeing lights, hazes and other phenomena on the surface of the moon. This is known as Transient Lunar Phenomena.
Asteroids can have a moon.
The halo that sometimes appears around the moon is caused by refraction through ice crystals in the atmosphere.
President Nixon had a speech written in case Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were stranded on the Moon, unable to return to Earth.
The Soviet Union was the first country to have a spacecraft on the moon – not the Unites States. In 1959, Luna 2 was the first craft to crash-land on the moon. In February, 1966, Luna 9 was the first soft-landed craft on the moon which relayed back pictures. Four months later, the United States landed its first craft on the moon (Surveyor I).
Golf is the only sport to be played on the Moon.