A View of Earth From the Far Side of the Moon (Video)

We’re all familiar with the “man in the moon,” but that friendly face has a flip side we rarely see.

Thanks to nearly five years of mapping data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, we can take a peak at the hidden side of our closest satellite. NASA recently released a detailed computer simulation of what the view would look like from the moon’s hidden side. And to be honest, the view from Earth is better.

Cratered Face
On the far side of the moon, you won’t see the smooth, dark

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