, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 110–128 | Cite as

Culture on the Moon: Bodies in Time and Space

  • Alice Gorman


This paper investigates whether the term ‘culture’ can be applied to the six Apollo lunar landing sites, and how the remains at these sites can be understood as the actions of bodies at a particular moment in space and time.

Key Words

Space archaeology Apollo 11 Toss zone Soviet space program Culture 


Cet article examine si le terme « culture » peut s’appliquer aux six sites d’alunissage d’Apollo, et comment les vestiges de ces sites peuvent être considérés comme des actions de corps, à un moment donné, dans le temps et l’espace.


El presente documento investiga si el término “cultura” puede aplicarse a los seis lugares de alunizaje del Apolo, y si dichos lugares pueden ser comprendidos como las acciones de organismos en un momento específico en el tiempo y en el espacio.



I thank the reviewers for their highly thoughtful and useful comments, and Alan Kerlin for generously reading the penultimate draft.

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Conflict of interest

The author declares no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ArchaeologyFlinders UniversityAdelaideAustralia

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