Man-made structures visible from earth orbit without magnification include
highways, dams, and cities. The most ...
May 9, 2005 ... It has become a space-based myth. The Great Wall of China, frequently billed as
the only man-made object visible from space, generally isn't, ...
Jul 19, 2014 ... Origins: The claim that China's Great Wall is the only man-made object that can
be seen from the moon with the naked eye is one of our more ...
Measuring about 13,170 miles (21,196 kilometers) long, the Great Wall is no
doubt the longest manmade project on the earth. It was once widely believed that
Feb 21, 2008 ... Choose a legend: The Great Wall of China is the one of the few man-made
structures visible from orbit. Or, more remarkably, it's the only human ...
Sep 12, 2012 ... The Great Wall of China has been touted as the only manmade object visible
from Space since 1932, yet the notion is easily debunked.
May 14, 2011 ... There's a long-held belief that it's possible to view China's iconic man-made
border from the moon. Though it's a colossal structure – around ...
Aug 23, 2014 ... No, its a popular urban myth. Astronauts have confirmed that the structure cannot
be seen with the unaided naked eye. "The Great Wall of ...
The Great Wall of China cannot be viewed from the moon by the unaided eye. It
might be viewed using a very good telescope. This is a relatively simple ...
Dec 1, 2006 ... Astronaut Michael Collins in his book Liftoff (1988) wrote that there is a false
notion that the Great Wall of China is visible from the Moon. Collins ...