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As no-one seems to know the answer - the mountain is Mons Huygens - I will change the question.

 

How many manned Lunar landing has there been?

I'll guess 6

So much easier to guess a number than a scientists name !

The right answer for the DING. Over to you

My guess was a semi-educated one, but I couldn't recall if 12 or 10 astronauts had set foot on the moon, with this chap the last ...

 

So my vaguely related question: what should S.Y.Savitskaya be famous for ?

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At a guess, the first woman in space.

No dimg.sorry/

That would be Valentina Tereshkova, but you are not far from the answer :this should give you an extra nudge in the right direction ...

 

First female space-walk?

Ding !

Did Eva help ? :laughing:

 

EVA = Extra vehicular activity, I believe, so a space-walk seemed the logical answer. I knew Leonov performed the first space-walk, and Speaker's Corner suggested Savitskaya was female, so I just put two and two together.

 

Now a seasonal question: What did Tom Smith of London invent in 1847?

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Thanks Opti!

 

So, what is the connection between "Hark the herald angels sing" and "The Wedding March"?

 

Mendelsson wrote the music for both

 

That's ,the fellow - over to Sharpset!

 

Thanks

 

Who is quoted as saying "Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it white"?

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I am afraid that this question has lost its way slightly....

 

Hal-an-tow gave a good hint as the distance.

 

Beach Hut is closest, in fact within the five mile leeway I was prepared to give.

 

The correct answer is 55 miles.

 

The story behind the naming was that it took three days to travel the length of the sands when it was first discovered. The explorers summarised that it must be ninety miles as they could manage thirty miles a day. What they had not compensated for was the fact that walking on sand slowed them to twenty.

 

Over to the aptly named, Beach_hut DING

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