Dr. Porter, microorganisms can live in outer space

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4 May 1962, The moon is radio active.

WASHINGTON (DPA) - American scholars have evidence that the moon is radioactive. As a result, a new issue is added to the many, which have to be further investigated in connection with space travel. The head of the American space research committee, Dr. Richard W. Porter, has said that a rocket with a sensitive geiger counter has received so called secondary X-rays from the moon.

strange moon Germany

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25 March 1773, Transperent ring around the moon.

Wurtzburg, the 6th of March. The first of this month, a rare sky phenomenon has been observed here. On the evening about half past seven o'clock the Moon was surrounded by a white transparent Ring, the diameter of the Ring was about 40 degrees. It was almost a perfect Circle.

Multiple suns in the sky in Italy

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23 April 1785, Florence reports sky phenomenon.

FLORENCE the 25th of March. We have received the following description of a sky phenomenon, which has been observed by many. Last Saturday about 8 o'clock In the morning one saw the phenomenon, which one can imagine as; an azure arch cut through the Zenith, and covered the Horizon, which was decorated with circles and rays, of colors similar to the Rainbow, and, moreover, increased by other Suns.

Russian artificial moon has claimed a victim

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15 October 1957, Engineer Karl Heinz Huber hits wife with bottle.

The Russian artificial moon has claimed a victim in West Germany. The 22-year-old engineer Karl Heinz Huber in Mannheim became furious, because his girlfriend, the 28-year-old Christel Bialek, gave up high on the skills of the Russian technicians. Huber took a bottle of tomato paste and smashed it on his girlfriends head.

Russian ahead in space race

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5 October 1959, Russians will land cosmonauts on the moon next year.

While, Khrushchev during his visit to the USA was able to derive prestige from the first lunar landing of Lunik II, are the Americans sitting at the lumps of their latest lunar rocket, which exploded in a start test about a week ago. It will certainly take a month before they can make their next attempt.