Space exploration: Return to Moon Base Gingrich | The Economist

DESPITE receiving a round kicking, Newt Gingrich is not giving up on his moon base. To support his cause, Mr Gingrich has invoked the two animating forces of a previous space age: John F. Kennedy’s vision of sending a man to the moon and the threat of some other nation getting there first. This is standard fare in any argument in favour of human space exploration. It’s also based on a flawed reading of history.

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