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Flags Engineered for Space - Moon

Posted by Accent Banner on Aug 14, 2020 9:49:37 AM

Flags in space: Moon


The Moon is a barren ball of rock that lacks enough gravity to hold on to a substantial atmosphere. Exposed alternately to the heat of the Sun and the emptiness of space, the lunar surface experiences wild temperatures surging from 248°F (120°C) at local noon to -274°F (-170°C) in the middle of the long lunar night.

The flag planted on the Moon is a UV-stabilized nylon appliquéd flag. There is a modified horizontal rod set up for the airless Moon, so that the flag can appear to be waving. The flag needs to endure cycles every 27 days of intense heat and equally intense cold. It will have to endure continual cosmic ray bombardment, high voltage movements of static charge and who knows what rarified chemical exposure is possible.


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