Chair Force Engineer

Sunday, March 19, 2006

Because it's there

Normally I am not fond of the British media (with their papers being either too cynical, or too sensationalist, and having no perspectives between these two extremes.) However, I found a decent story about Project Constellation in The Sunday Times.

My favorite part of the article is the ending:

"Finding out more about the moon will help us understand where the Earth and moon came from,” he said. “There do not have to be good scientific reasons . . . It’s like going up Everest; we want to go to places like the moon and Mars just because they are there."

Ad astra per aspera.