The moon has been observed and drawn from earth for over 2000 years. But only since theLunar 3 mission in 1959 and subsequent NASA Apollo missions have we known the appearance of the far side.
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Porcelain Globe 55mm
Black Porcelain Crater Base 15mm x 60mm x 60mm
Created using NASA survey data, with elevations somewhat exaggerated, we believe this little pocket lunar globe is as topographically correct as a hand-made moon at a scale of 1:65,584,905 can be. This tiny Lunar Globe comes with a Black Porcelain Crater Base.
I had the good fortune to meet Apollo Astronaut Al Worden earlier this year. He instantly recognised this little piece of porcelain to be a Lunar Globe, and now has one in his collection. He later tweeted:
Alfred M Worden Retweeted The Little Globe Co
What you do is brilliant! I love the porcelain moon, the 3D topographical landing site maps & Wedgwood earth is absolutely beautiful! Thx!
Alfred M Worden added,
The Little Globe Co @LoraineRutt
Made a moon. Met Apollo Astronaut! Could only happen New Scientist Live! Thanks @WordenAlfred @victrix75 Jacqui @newscilive https://twitter.com/Victrix75/status/780340422258425857 …