The Mariner Podcast 16: Lunar Exploration

25 August, 2020

Podcast Episode 16: Lunar Exploration

In this episode, I take you for a whirlwind tour of the Moon our closest partner in the heavens and the single most important element – potentially- in the development of life on this planet.

The Moon’s origins are still somewhat mysterious and it is only in very recent years that we have turned the full focus of modern science on the complicated questions of ‘Where did the Moon come from?’ and ‘What has been the relationship between the Earth and Moon over the last 4.5 Billion years?’ Luckily I get it all worked out for you in just over an hour…..

I don’t think you will be disappointed it’s a wild story; a whole other planet you probably never heard of called ‘Theia’, Earth spinning so fast it does a full rotation in just 6 hours, our man Galileo asking difficult questions and 1000ft high tides! Grab yourself a cup of coffee and prepare to look upon Selene your new best friend in a whole new light.

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My name is Chris Stanmore-Major better known as CSM. I have over 300,000Nm experience in racing, cruising & expedition sailing and have raced twice around the world. I sailed solo around the world in the Velux 5 Oceans Race in 2011 (in Falcon’s sister ship) becoming the 182nd person ever to circumnavigate alone.

This Podcast channel is for sailors of all skill levels and backgrounds. My passion is seamanship & self-reliance and helping others realize their sailing dreams on their own boats – whatever size or shape of craft that may be.

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