Maybe it was the recent death of Neil Armstrong, or watching “In the Shadow of the Moon,” but it was all a reminder of how close we once were to our companion in the sky and how far away we seem to be now. Maybe some day we’ll return to walk on the lunar surface.
While China and other governments have their sights set on moon, in the U.S. we seem to be entering a new cycle of space exploration spearheaded by private sector firms such as Scaled Composites and smaller companies such as Armadillo Aerospace. The next decades should be interesting.
The challenge page and other interpretations for this week’s theme: