A natural satellite is a body in space which orbits a planet, a planet like object, or an asteroid.
The moon that orbits the earth is the fifth largest moon in the Solar System.
The average distance from the moon to the earth is 384403 kilometres (238857 miles).
The moon completes a revolution around the earth in around 27.3 days.
From the earth, we can only see around sixty per cent of the moon′s surface.
The side of the moon that we can see from the earth is called the near side while the other side is called the far side.
The USA′s NASA Apollo 11 mission in 1969 was the first manned moon landing.
The first person to set foot on the moon was Neil Armstrong.