The Seven Wonders

1-minute podcast in various languages! Each episode contains amazing wonders of space! The script is available for you to study. Have a listen!

The First Series: The Seven Wonders of the Moon

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1.Why does the Moon shine?
The Moon does not create its own light, so why is it so bright?

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2.Why can we only see one side of the Moon?
No matter when you look, you can only see one side of the Moon from Earth. But why?

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3.Why does the Moon have craters?
Why does the Moon have so many craters, but the Earth does not?

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4.Why are there footprints on the Moon?
Humans have not visited the Moon for a long time. So why do footprints remain on the Moon's surface?

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5.Is there water on the Moon?
Water is key to life on Earth, but is there also water on the Moon?

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6.Could humans live on the Moon?
Humans have visited the Moon, but could we build a home there?

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7.Did you know that the Moon is made from the Earth?
Have you ever wondered how the Moon was formed?

The Second Series: The Seven Wonders of the Mars

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Elizabeth Tasker

Elizabeth Tasker is a researcher and science communicator at JAXA's Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS).

Toshihisa Nikaidoh

Nikaido Toshihisa is part of the Human Resource team at JAXA and the creator of the English-language JAXA Space and Astronautical Science Podcast.

Kate Kitagawa

Kate Kitagawa is Director of the Space Education Office at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).