We’re Going to the Moon — Who’s Next?

Fifty years ago, Apollo 11 placed human beings on the Moon for the first time in history, in one “giant step for mankind.” Between 1969 to 1972, NASA landed a pair of astronauts on our planetary companion during six of their seven attempts. No one has repeated the arduous task of placing human beings on the lunar surface since that time. But, that may soon change.

The desire to send space travelers on the Moon was driven by the Cold War, as the United States and Soviet Union raced each other to be the first nation to claim their citizens walked on the lunar…

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