List of extraterrestrial memorials

List of extraterrestrial memorials

Fallen Astronaut plaque on the Moon

List of extraterrestrial memorials is a list of different types of memorials that are not on Earth.

Mars

The Moon

  • Fallen Astronaut, is a lunar plaque for lives lost in space exploration.[8]
  • Apollo 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17 each left a plaque and flag at their landing sites.
  • Pennants of the Soviet Union on Luna 2 impactor[9]

Titan

  • Hubert Curien Memorial Station, Huygens landing site on Saturn's moon.[10]

References

  1. ^ NSSDC - Viking 1 lander
  2. ^ NSSDC - Viking 2 lander
  3. ^ NSSDC - Mars Pathfinder
  4. ^ NASA - Space Shuttle Challenger Crew Memorialized on Mars
  5. ^ NASA - Space Shuttle Columbia Crew Memorialized on Mars
  6. ^ "Curiosity Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury". NASA. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 24, 2012. 
  7. ^ Soviet Craft - Mars (1960-1974)
  8. ^ Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum http://airandspace.si.edu/collections/artifact.cfm?object=nasm_A19860035000 . Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  9. ^ Soviet Craft - Luna (1958-1976)
  10. ^ ESA - Huygens landing site to be named after Hubert Curien

External Links

  • D. Dickinson - A History of Curious Artifacts Sent Into Space (2014) - Universe Today