List of extraterrestrial memorials

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Fallen Astronaut plaque on the Moon

List of extraterrestrial memorials is a list of different types of memorials that are not on Earth.


The Moon

  • Fallen Astronaut, is a lunar plaque for lives lost in space exploration.[8]
  • Apollo 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17 each left a plaque and flag at their landing sites.
  • Pennants of the Soviet Union on Luna 2 impactor[9]


  • Hubert Curien Memorial Station, Huygens landing site on Saturn's moon.[10]



  1. NSSDC - Viking 1 lander
  2. NSSDC - Viking 2 lander
  3. NSSDC - Mars Pathfinder
  4. NASA - Space Shuttle Challenger Crew Memorialized on Mars
  5. NASA - Space Shuttle Columbia Crew Memorialized on Mars
  6. "Curiosity Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury". NASA. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 24, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Soviet Craft - Mars (1960-1974)
  8. "Sculpture, Fallen Astronaut". Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Retrieved 17 July 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. Soviet Craft - Luna (1958-1976)
  10. ESA - Huygens landing site to be named after Hubert Curien

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