Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

Can I See the Stuff Astronauts Left On the Moon?


One of the Apollo 17 astronauts grabs gear from his lunar rover, in the Moons Taurus-Littrow Valley. This lunar rover is still on the moon. NASA/Corbis via Getty Images
One of the Apollo 17 astronauts grabs gear from his lunar rover, in the Moons Taurus-Littrow Valley. This lunar rover is still on the moon. NASA/Corbis via Getty Images

Astronauts left over a hundred items on the moon's surface. But are today's telescopes powerful enough to see what's there?