This playful Celestial Buddy is designed to look like our very own satellite, the moon. Includes fun facts about the moon on its tag!
Approximately 5" when seated
Conforms to all EU and US Consumer Product Safety Commission Toy Regulations
Handmade in China
All new materials
Content: polyester fiber.
Did you know...
In the 1960s, a team of scientists and artists used Lowell Observatory's Clark Telescope to create detailed maps of the moon in support of America’s manned voyages to the moon. Apollo astronauts studied these maps and some even used the Clark Telescope for part of their training to go to the moon.
Dr. Eugene Shoemaker, the father of Astrogeology and a much loved member of both Lowell Observatory and U.S. Geological Survey staff, also educated the Apollo astronauts about the moon's craters before their mission. It was always a dream of his to travel to the moon, however he was rejected as an astronaut due to medical problems. After he died, his ashes were placed on board the Lunar Prospector spacecraft on January 6, 1999, and on July 31, 1999 was purposely crashed into a crater on the moon. The mission was look for water on the moon, but it also served to fulfill Dr Shoemaker's last wish.
Lowell Observatory - https://www.lowell.edu/
USGS - https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/
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