A new private company ‘Golden Spike’ aims to sell manned trips to the moon by 2020, its founders announced today (Dec. 6). “We’re selling to nations, corporations and individuals,” said the company’s president and CEO Alan Stern, a former director of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. “Get in line — and I think it’s going to be a long one.” (via CBS News.)
Lin Brehmer speculates why we hold the moon landing as the pinnacle of human achievement, and why it seems to have gone all down-hill from there.
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