today i learned – sat 12th aug 2017

we’ve got another space fact today 😬 it’s all about that first trip to the moon 🌕 … i’ll be honest, it sucks quite a bit.

you see, it also brings into the equation the wonder that is hayfever … well, sort of anyway 😒

#tdil that jack schmitt, an apollo 17 astronaut and geologist, is considered the first human to suffer from ‘extraterrestrial hayfever’ 👽.

so yeah, how much does that suck?! even if you go to space, you can’t escape the horrendous creation: hayfever 😭 … #sosad.

now, you might be thinking to yourself – ‘but there aren’t any plants on the moon!? 😳 how can someone have hayfever?? 🤔’. well, it isn’t hayfever in the traditional earth sense … it’s ‘hayfever’ caused by moon dust.

as soon as schmitt took his helmet off, he was struck by space hayfever … basically, hayfever-esque symptoms that stuck around for a couple of hours 😢. turns out that it wasn’t an isolated incident either … it happened to a few peeps who came into contact with moon dust 🙃.

unlike hayfever that is caused by an allergy to hay, extraterrestrial hayfever is caused by the properties of the dust that covers the moon. the dust is super super fine, as rough as sandpaper and created by lots and lots of impacts from small meteorites that pulverise rocks into a fine powder ☄️.

every time that a ‘micrometeorite’ strikes the planet (#poorplanet) the energy melts the dirt into a vapour that subsequently cools and coats the soil particles in a glassy shell.

as you can imagine, it’s not an ideal thing to have all up in your personal space 😷. it also isn’t great for space suits apparently … it often sludges them up and prevented astronauts from moving their arms 👍🏻

basically … space dust is just a total merh 😂 you should just avoid it altogether and keep playing kerbal space program instead! 🚀

right, that’s the end of today’s post 😂 i think this is possibly useful? in some way, shape or form? 🤔

goodbyeeeeeeee 👋🏻 #tdil

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well, that was fun 😬 hopefully you enjoyed it 😏 if you feel like reading some more, you just need to go ->here<- 👍🏻 see, it’s easy!

(there it is 😒 that evil hayfever touting moon 😭 just up in the sky, acting all innocent … we know your game! anyway, the license is ->here<-)

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