Tuesday, December 05, 2006

NASA Announces(?) Lunar Plans

NASA today announced updated plans for the return (Dr. Phil suggests the word "colonization") of the moon by the year 2020. To be sure, it's a controversial plan both inside and outside the scientific community. It's one thing to harbor a romantic view about space travel and planetary travel, it's another thing entirely to imagine just exactly how society will benefit (or dare I say profit?) from it. For this, and much more, click the link to read Phil Plait's analysis of today's announcement.

Bad Astronomy Blog - NASA's lunar plans

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