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AMAZING FACT OF THE DAY: The Moon Is A Long Way Away

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When we think of the moon perhaps we think of the white smiley man in the moon beaming down upon us at night but the moon isn't close and friendly.

It's really distant. Like...really. 

As this illustration from Universe Today shows, Neil Armstrong went a really really long way to step on the moon.

FACT: All planets in the solar system fit between the earth and the moon.

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The question still unanswered is ...how many frequent flyer points would you get for the return trip?

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