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I recall during the moon walks that the footprints were expected to survive for thousands of years; so yes.

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Q: Are the astronauts footprints still on the moon?
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Are astronauts' footprints still on the moon?

Yes, since the Moon has no erosion.

Is American flag still flying on the moon?

Yes, it is still on the moon. So are the astronauts footprints.

Why are the footprints of astronauts who walked on the moon in 1969 are still there today?

Because the moon has no atmosphere there is no wind or rain to erode the footprints.

If you left footprints on the moon what would happen to them?

The footprints on the moon left by the astronauts will still be there in a few thousand years. They will eventually be covered with new dust from micrometeorites.

Whether the footprints of human beings are still present on the Moon?

Oh yes the footprints left on the moon by the astronauts , will remain there for years or centuries. The reason is that there is no wind on the moon surface. So there is no chance of dust covering those footprints.

Who put their footprint on the moon?

The 12 Apollo astronauts have left their footprints on the moon.

Why there are footprints on moon?

there are not footprints on the moon the ground is very solid

Can a footprint be left on the moon?

yes it can because there are some footprints on the moon left by the astronauts

Are niel Armstrong foot prints still on the moon?

The footprints of all the astronauts and buggies will remain like tat forever , as there is no wind on the moon to covers wipe them out.

Why are the astronauts footprints still on the moon?

The lack of atmosphere means there is no wind, or rain, etc. to either erode or wash away the footprints. The only way for the footprints to be disturbed would be from an impact event, such as a meteor striking the moon's surface near the prints and disturbing the surface.

What is on the surfaces of moon?

Dust. . . a few rocks. Also, the footprints of a few American astronauts.

What was Buzz Aldrin's foot size when he landed on the moon?

The boots of the astronauts are very large.We can see them by the footprints on the moon.

Is Earths moon a terrestrial or a gas?

Terrestrial, we put astronauts on the moon in 1969. It is covered in a thick layer of powdery dust, if you could go up there today you would still see the astronauts footprints because of the lack of wind.

Is there still footprints on the moon?

NO there isn`t

How have the footprints of neil Armstrong on the moon when there is no air on it?

If there is no air movement, then the footprints should still be there!

Why will the footprints left on the moon by Apollo astronauts last forever?

There is no erosion on the moon surface because there is no wind or water to flow over the landscape. So, the footprints have nothing to disturb them and will remain as long as the moon remains.

Are the footprints of human being are still present on the moon?

yes, the footprints of human beings are still present on moon. as there is lack of atmosphere on moon, there is no air or water which can vanish or rub the prints there, on the moon.

What happens to the footprints of astronauts?

Because there is no wind or other weather on the moon, there is nothing to weather the footprints. Barring a meteor strike or something like that, or tourists (!), they will stay there forever.

Was there really ever a moon landing?

Of course there was moon landings, there were 12 astronauts, you can see their footprints, and there are six lunar modules and flags on the moon, for doubting idiots to be convinced.

Do astronauts need to walk on the moon?

No, because most astronauts just make it into space but don't walk on the moon and their still considered astronauts.

How long will astronauts footprints on the moons surface remain for?

They'll be there as long as the moon is. Space is a vacuum, there's nothing there to disturb them.

What kinds of weather would you likely find on the moon?

There is no 'weather' on the moon - it has never rained or snowed there and there is no wind there because of it's lack of atmosphere. This is why the footprints left by the Apollo astronauts are still there. The only 'weather' you will experience on the moon is meteorites hitting the moon, forming craters.

Are there winds on the Moon ... is there still the furrow of astronauts and how many of them were there on the Moon?

There is no atmosphere, so no winds. The footprints could last tens of millions of years if not disturbed. The LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter) has taken pics of all the Apollo landing sites, some clearly enough you can see the footpads of the LM and the trails of disturbed dust where the astronauts walked. A total of 12 astronauts walked on the Moon.

Which astronauts are still living that walked on moon?


What does the moon have on it?

- lunar dust - craters - Astronauts footprints - American flag - probably a few leftover instuments, crashed probes etc.