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# Have we been to the dark side of the moon?

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We have seen it from lunar orbit many times, but there have been no landing expeditions there so far. Radio communications are cut off for people when the moon is between them and earth. So landing there would be particularly hazardous. Earth-based equipment would not be able to monitor astronaut health/activity, equipment status or other telemetry. It is more accurate to refer to it as the far side of the moon; it is no more dark than the face of the moon that is visible from earth.
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# What is on the dark side of the moon?

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Excellent question. You can answer it in about 30 seconds, with a simple experiment that you can do on your own. -- Take a flashlight and a small ball (tennis, ping-pong, ba

# How cold is the dark side of the moon?

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