Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

We Could Be Living On The Moon In 10 Years Or Less

“You are here to help humanity become a spacefaring species.”

So said the opening line of a brochure for a workshop that took place in August 2014. It was a meeting of some of the greatest scientists and professionals in the space business and beyond, including gene editing maverick George Church and Peter Diamandis from the XPrize Foundation. The workshop’s goal: to explore and develop low-cost options for building a human settlement on the moon.

“You are here to make this moonshot a reality,” said the brochure.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.popsci.com

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