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    Didn’t we already know how to do this over 50 years ago?

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te_ZREXxTUk

    like watching shadows move

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    Really looking forward to following these missions. Go Artemis go!
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    I am still vaguely disappointed that we can't do better than this glorified Apollo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerarddm View Post
    I am still vaguely disappointed that we can't do better than this glorified Apollo.
    Elon's working on it. Won't be long now
    There is no rational, logical, or physical description of how free will could exist. It therefore makes no sense to praise or condemn anyone on the grounds they are a free willed self that made one choice but could have chosen something else. There is no evidence that such a situation is possible in our Universe. Demonstrate otherwise and I will be thrilled.

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    poorly thought out and expensive.

    This type of plan was discarded last time we wanted to go to the moon. If you don't remember history, you don't repeat it.
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    This is a lot more impressive than camping on the moon.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragonfly_(spacecraft)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerarddm View Post
    I am still vaguely disappointed that we can't do better than this glorified Apollo.
    Hopefully, it's got some sort of head so the crew doesn't have to crap in diapers.
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    It's a good thing humanity doesn't depend on the Woodenboat forum Bilge for advances in space science and exploration.

    I'm just saying.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Mahan View Post
    It's a good thing humanity doesn't depend on the Woodenboat forum Bilge for advances in space science and exploration.

    I'm just saying.
    Wadddya mean? If I were in charge, we wouldn’t have put it on ice for 50 years.

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    This is a singularly historical image. This is the far side of the Moon. (There's no dark side; it's all dark.) You've never seen it before, no one has, no one but the Apollo astronauts have ever seen the far side of the Moon before now.




    This is what NASA's proposed to do in the near future of their current program to get humans to the Moon again and then to farther parts of the solar system.

    http://sciencealert.com/we-could-be-living-and-working-on-the-moon-by-2030-says-nasa



    The Moon colony won't look quite like this, of course. —(Frieso Hoevelkamp/Stocktrek Images/Getty Images)
    Humans are on track to live and work on the Moon by 2030, a NASA official has said.


    "We're going to be sending people down to the surface and they're going to be living on that surface and doing science," said Howard Hu, who leads the Orion lunar spacecraft program for NASA, the BBC reported Sunday.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Mahan View Post
    This is a singularly historical image. This is the far side of the Moon. (There's no dark side; it's all dark.) You've never seen it before, no one has, no one but the Apollo astronauts have ever seen the far side of the Moon before now.





    This is what NASA's proposed to do in the near future of their current program to get humans to the Moon again and then to farther parts of the solar system.

    http://sciencealert.com/we-could-be-living-and-working-on-the-moon-by-2030-says-nasa


    Won’t they need to live under that surface?

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    Didn’t the Apollo’s crews take pictures?

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    Doh...

    Apollo thirteen.



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    The Chinese had/have a rover running around on the Far Side.

    https://www.space.com/china-yutu-2-r...-moon-far-side
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    Moonbase Alpha. Been there since 1975.

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