Let’s mine the Moon

The Moon. My favorite cosmic object. What do we know about the Moon? Quite a lot in fact. We know that the Moon - Earth’s only natural satellite - was formed about 4.5 billion years ago as a result of collision between Earth and Theia. Theia was this gigantic Mars-sized object. Some call those “planetoids”. The Moon orbits the Earth, has a 29.5-day cycle, shows the same side to us (hence the conspiracy theories about the dark side of [...]