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Evolution Is Impossible

The Space Dust On The Surface Of The Moon

Man On Moon The windows of a Space rocket

If you were to look at a glass window of a Space rocket that has travelled into space, you would notice that it will be very scratched. This is because there is a lot of dust in Space which scratches the Space rocket window.

The dust on the Moon

As the Moon is spinning around the Earth it is gathering dust on it, as it travels through Space collecting Space dust.

Evolutionists believe that the Moon, like the Earth, is millions of years old. It was therefore predicted in 1955 that the Moon will have Space dust on it several miles deep.

  • Lyttleton felt that X-rays and UV light striking exposed moon rocks "could during the age of the moon be sufficient to form a layer over it several miles deep."(Quote from Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society of London Vol. 115, 1955, pp. 585-604)
  • Isaac Asimov wrote, "I get a picture, therefore, of the first spaceship, picking out a nice level place for landing purposes, coming in slowly downward tail-first and sinking majestically out of sight."(Quoted from: Isaac Asimov (1959), Science Digest, Jan., 1959 p. 36).
  • Even children's books wrote about the excessive dust on the moon. Here is an example from a children's book written in 1959, "There is just deep, gray dust. Dust, dust, dust." (Quoted from "You Will go to the Moon" by Mae and Ira Freeman, Random House, USA).

When NASA designed the spacecraft for the 1969 mission to the Moon, the engineers specially adapted the Lunar Space Module to land on the Moon, with the anticipated deep covering of dust.

Space Ladder

Ladder designed 18 inches too short

NASA provided the following adaptations to the Lunar Space Module and the astronaut's equipment:

  • Huge horizontal landing pads, so that the Lunar Space Module would not sink into the dust. This is the same principle as snow shoes used on deep soft snow.
  • The ladder on the Lunar Space Module, designed for the astronauts to descend onto the surface of the Moon from the Lunar Space Module, was purposely designed 18 inches too short, in anticipation of a deep dust layer.
  • The backpack that the astronauts carried on their backs was designed dustproof, in case the astronauts sank into the deep Space dust on the surface of the Moon.

When the spacecraft landed on the Moon, it was in fact found that the dust on the Moon was only about ½ inch deep. This suggested that the Moon was not billions of years old, but only a young Moon, exactly as the Bible indicates.

  • Ranger and Surveyor space programs were sent to the Moon to assess the "dust problem."
  • It has been demonstrated that Space Dust actually gathers at the rate of 2.7 inches per million years.
  • When it was discovered that the Moon was covered with only ½ inch of Space Dust, this simply implies that the Moon is only a few thousand years old, exactly as the Bible indicates.

 

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