The Big Picture

Many people are strongly opposed to creating commercial images on the Moon. We would feel the same way if it were solely for monetary gain. However, consider the big picture. What is the biggest problem in the world? Is it hunger? Is it illness? Is it war? No. The largest problem is the inevitable extinction [...]

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Shadow Shaping Benefits

Licensing Shadow Shaping technology offers several benefits: 1- A Sign in the Heavens – Never in the history of advertising has the possibility of penetrating every market on Earth, reaching every person on Earth, and touching them at emotional level only possible with the beauty of the moon on a starlit night, been made available. [...]

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Shadow Shaping Technology

Shadow Shaping is patent pending (Patent Application 61/150,054) technology that can be used to create images on the surface of the Moon that are visible from Earth. Practical uses for these images include advertising and memorials. The moon is covered with a fine dust that can be compacted to create shadow patterns. An excellent example [...]

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Shadow Shaping Challenges

There are some challenges to overcome in order to create Shadow Shaping images on the Moon. The fact that the Mars Rovers have been traveling successfully over the surface of Mars for several years would indicate that technology is mature enough to support Shadow Shaping. There are some additional factors to consider. Economic Challenges 1- [...]

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Guide

This is a guide to selecting your Shadow Shaping region.  First of all, to get specific information on a particular region, click on it on the map below.  This map will appear in each region’s description so you do not need to return here to access it.  Just continue to click from region to region, [...]

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Aristarchus

Aristarchus is located in the west in the Oceanus Procellarum (Ocean of Storms), the most notable feature being the Aristarchus crater.  It also includes the Delisle, Diophantus, Euler, Herodotus and a few other minor craters.  It contains a small mountain range called Montes Harbinger to the north rising 2000 meters above the low lands and [...]

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Aristoteles

Aristoteles is located in the north, the most notable features being the Aristoteles crater and the eastern part of the Mare Frigoris (Sea of Cold). Geological Survey | Topographical Map This region is named after the Greek philosopher Aristotle (300 BC). His contributions to the physical sciences were followed for hundreds of years until Newtonian [...]

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Byrgius

Byrgius is located in the west in the southern highlands, the most notable feature being the Byrgius crater. It also includes Crüger, Vieta, Cavendish, Fourier and a several other minor craters. Geological Survey | Topographical Map This region is named after the Swiss clockmaker and mathematician Joost Bürgi (1600 AD). He made mechanical models representing [...]

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Cassini

Cassini is located in the north, the most notable features being the Cassini and Aristillus craters. The region is located in the Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains). To the north, there is a small range of mountains called the Montes Alpes. Being in a mare the region is relatively flat except the northwest, which borders [...]

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