Fraser MacDonald

Fraser MacDonald teaches human geography at the University of Edinburgh and blogs at Modern Lives, Modern Landscapes. His latest project is a history of rocket technology.

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James Irwin salutes the US flag on the Moon during the Apollo 15 mission. Photo courtesy of NASA

Dark side of the Moon

Like evangelists, astronauts travel far and return with glad tidings. But however high they ascend, they’re only human

Fraser MacDonald