Moon Phase

“Unlike the Apollo era, this Space Age is being driven by a third factor: Greed. A growing number of corporations are benefiting from new technologies and wealthy backers chasing an unproven dream that a lucrative business can be built on the moon and deep space by extracting the metals and resources on the surface on the moon.” WaPo on the reinvigorated quests to get to the moon. NASA wants to get to the moon ‘as fast as possible.’ But countries like China and India are racing there, too. (Alternate headline: Nearly done ruining Earth, humans embark on journey to ruin space too…)

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