ORIGINAL EXPERIENCE AS A MOON WALKER
Charles Moss duke Jr ,who is among the only 12 persons ever who have walked on the Moon.Duke ,in1972,spent71 hours on the lunar surface.He recently visited Mumbai to receive the life time achievement award conferred by Dy patil University.he was interviewed by Johnson Thomas of Hindustan Times
1.The Moon is a isolated place.Earth is the most beautiful sight you could see from the Moon.He could see almost the entire Earth.They launched in the afternoon.so Us was in sunlight at that point.A large part of the Pacific ocean was clear. The land was brown.the clouds were pure white.and the oceans ,a vivid-vivid blue.
2.The surface of the Moon was very dusty.they never felt as they were hungry.The surface was very hot. But they were insulated and had Moon boots so that was not a big problemTheir heart beats acceleratedwhen ever any work was done so they had to take break and rest
3. their suit were very heavy.25kg.backpack was 70kg.when he got everything on he would weigh 160kg.But on the Moon it was1/6thof that .-just 26-27kgs.
4.he left a family photo on the Moon as mark.
5.There were no repercussion after their return from theMoon Except they lost a bit of their heightdue to loss of calcium.and their body was fatigued and showed 20%less heart efficiencythan what it did before the mission.But they regained it all in quick time.
6. moon walkers could collect 213pounds of rock and soil samples.
In his opinion alonger trip to Mars may affect strong repercussions on the human body