Maybe, but only temporary ones.
I seem to remember a discovery several years ago of one much larger and in a much wider orbit than what this article talks about. One thing that is extremely interesting is that these new ones are in a low enough energy orbit for a spacecraft to go out an capture one.
That is extremely interesting.
You are probably thinking of 3753 Cruithne
Yes, I wonder if a Falcon I could launch a spacecraft to check the new ones out.
Earth has two moons, a group of scientists .
They misspelled the lead author’s name too.
Here’s the paper http://arxiv.org/abs/1112.3781
Well, visiting the second moon will give NASA something new to talk about.
Maybe we can shoot for a landing about 2075 or something.
Yeah, these things are by and large of a size where it’s more a matter of the satellite going for a landing on your ship rather than vice-versa.
Novelty astronomy, if you ask me.
“That’s not a moon, it’s a space station!”
“Does Earth Have More Than One Moon?”
I’m surprised that nobody has mentioned the fact that Earth now has several thousand moons – if “moon” is defined as a body in orbit around the primary.
Most of them weren’t there in 1957.
Someone said that earth has 7 moons but only 1 offical.I think theres only one but thats my idea.And is there alians on our moon?
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