From the Earth to the Moon. Again.

Well, NASA have announced that they intend to return to the Moon by 2020, which is a nice announcement considering what I posted a few days ago. As long as the money comes out of the ‘inventive ways to slaughter a bunch of people’ budget rather than the international aid and development budget, I’m okay with it. The cynic in me connects it to Wikipedia mentioning that China wants to collect lunar soil samples by, you’ve guessed it, 2020, but hey, I’d rather have a space race than an arms race.

Of course, it could just mean that the asteroid’s due for 2021…

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