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List of Questions and Answers
Answered by the NASA Lunar Science Institute

What causes an eclipse of the moon?
Answered by Doris Daou of the NASA Lunar Science Institute

Why does the moon look like it changes?
Answered by Doris Daou of the NASA Lunar Science Institute

Why doesn’t the moon fall down?
Answered by Doris Daou of the NASA Lunar Science Institute

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