NASA's Dirty Secret: Moon Dust

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 12:28 in Astronomy & Space

"The major issue the Apollo astronauts pointed out was dust, dust, dust," says Larry Taylor, Planetary Geosciences Institute, University of Tennessee. Fine as flour and rough as sandpaper, Moon dust caused 'lunar hay fever,' problems with space suits, and dust storms in the crew cabin upon returning to space.

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