STATE OF PLAY

A complete guide to the future of the lunar economy

Member exclusive by Tim Fernholz for Back to the moon

Insanity was once thought to be linked to the cycles of the moon. Today, you might diagnose moon madness if someone says they are building a transportation network to reach earth’s nearest astronomical neighbor. After all, the Apollo program already took humanity to the moon 50 years ago this July. Why go back? What would we find there? Who would pay for it?


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