Moon back in NASA's court 50 years after 1st lunar landing

Clubs and Organizations

July 21, 2019


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Fifty years after humanity’s first lunar footsteps, the moon is back in NASA’s court. The White House wants U.S. astronauts on the moon pronto – by 2024, a scant 5 years from now. The moon will serve as a critical proving ground, the thinking goes, for the real prize of sending astronauts to Mars in the 2030s. The billionaires’ space club is on board. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Virgin Galactic’s