15. A Haunting Relic • Earth.com 15. A Haunting Relic

There is also the matter of the visible trash piles on the moon. And most of the debris is comprised of “space junk” — small bits of discarded satellites and machinery — that was actually created by man. This also includes backpacks, golf balls, cameras, and rockets. But the most chilling part? The ashes of a dead scientist lie somewhere on the moon’s surface. NASA took the remains of Eugene Shoemaker up there to honor his many contributions to space flight. Photo Credit: Reporter_at_large/Reddit

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